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Please visit the Compo Beach, Burying Hill Beach and Old Mill pages for updates regarding restrictions and closures due to CoVid-19.

We have many miles of coastline on Long Island Sound and provide three town beaches; Compo, Burying Hill, and Old Mill.

All of Westport's waterfront properties are open with Lifeguards on duty Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend at Compo and Burying Hill Beaches. 

Vehicle parking emblems are required from May 1 though Sept.30 or a daily fee is available.  Please go to Compo Beach or Burying Hill for additional information.

Note:  This option is not available due to CoVid-19.  We sell 100 Compo Beach parking passes per day at the gate. Parking for visitors will be in the designated daily pass parking area only. Signage will be posted outside the beach when daily passes are sold out.  Violators will be fined.

2020 Tide Chart [PDF]

Beach Policies and Procedures


Compo Beach Sunset



Sherwood Island State Park is on the shore of Long Island Sound in Westport. It is a cooperative effort of the CT Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of Sherwood Island.  Sherwood Island State Park is not owned and operated by the Town of Westport.  Please visit their website  or call (203) 226-6983 for more information.

Sherwood Island Sunset


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