The City of Groton Parks system encompasses over sixty acres of prime real estate with scenic views throughout the City.

Eastern Point Beach:
A love family oriented beach with minimal amenities. Scenic view of where the Thames River meets the Long Island Sound. Seasonal supervised swimming. Seasonal parking stickers are available for purchase on an annual basis. A daily parking fee is also an option.
Directions:
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 87 which is the Clarence B. Sharp Highway (CT-Route 349). Follow for 1.8 miles. Stay straight onto Brandegee Avenue, continue for 0.5 miles. Brandegee Avenue becomes Shennecossett Road. Follow for 1.7 miles. Turn slight right onto Eastern Point Road, then a slight left onto Beach Pond Road.

From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 85 (CT-Route 1) which takes you to Thames Street. Stay straight to go onto Bridge Street. Bridge Street becomes Thames Street. Turn slight right onto Eastern Point Road. Turn sharp right onto Beach Pond Road.

Birch Plain Creek
 
Birch Plain Creek Park, situated on an 11.4 acre site off of Thomas Road, adjacent to Birch Plain Creek, now has many trails, benches for viewing wildlife, and landscaping, thanks to volunteer work by Pfizer employees.

World War II National Submarine Memorial East

There are 52 engraved granite stones around the concrete walkways honoring each of the 52 U.S. Submarines lost in World War II.