Alternate Text

Silver Sands State Park

Could Captain Kidd really have buried his treasure on Charles Island in 1699? Visit Silver Sands for a fun-filled day in the sun. Activities include saltwater swimming and fishing.

Read More

Though Charles Island is now home to a bird sanctuary, rumor has it Captain Kid used it as a hiding place for his treasure back in 1699. While Charles Island is clearly visible from the park and can be reached on foot during low tide, extreme caution is required to avoid being stranded when the tide rises. Check with park officials before heading out. Free parking.


Pricing: Free.

Other Amenities: Swimming

Dates of Operation: Year-round.



Silver Sands Park Way
Milford, CT 06460


Daily, 8 a.m.-sunset.

While You're in the Neighborhood