Directions to West Haven Beaches & Shoreline

Interstate 95 North (From Bridgeport)
Route 1
  1. Take Exit 42.
  2. Turn right onto Route 162, Sawmill Road.
  3. Follow beach signs about 2 miles to Captain Thomas Boulevard. Public parking lots are in both directions.
Route 2
  1. Take Exit 43.
  2. Turn right onto Campbell Avenue.
  3. Follow beach signs about 1 1/2 miles to Captain Thomas Boulevard.
  4. Turn left at the traffic light, then turn right at the stop sign.
  5. Follow the water along Beach Street. The Sandy Point public parking lot is about a 1/2 mile on the right, across from the old Captain’s Galley.
Interstate 95 South (From New Haven)
Route 1
  1. Take Exit 42.
  2. Turn right onto Route 162, Sawmill Road.
  3. Follow beach signs about 2 miles to Captain Thomas Boulevard. Public parking lots are in both directions.
Route 2
  1. Turn right onto Captain Thomas Boulevard.
  2. Travel about a 1/4 mile to the Bradley Point Park public parking lot, the first lot on the left.
Route 3
  1. Turn left onto Captain Thomas Boulevard.
  2. Travel about 1 mile through 2 traffic lights, then turn right at the stop sign.
  3. Follow the water along Beach Street. The Morse Park public parking lot is about a 1/4 mile on the left, after Chick’s Drive-in.
Route 4
  1. Turn left onto Captain Thomas Boulevard.
  2. Travel about 1 mile through 2 traffic lights, then turn right at the stop sign.
  3. Follow the water along Beach Street. The Sandy Point public parking lot is about a 1/2 mile on the right, across from the old Captain’s Galley.
Route 5
  1. Take Exit 43.
  2. Turn left onto Route 122, First Avenue.
  3. Follow beach signs about 1 1/2 miles to the water. The Morse Park public parking lot is on the right, 100 yards past the old Captain’s Galley on Beach Street.