Black Rock is a neighborhood situated on the northern shore of Long Island Sound. Its shoreline on three sides provide magnificent views of both sunset and sunrise.
The half-mile boardwalk and oceanfront at Mary's-by-the-Sea, within Black Rock, are a great place to relax. This nine-acre oceanfront park is open to the public. Bird watching is a popular activity here. The nearby Ellsworth Park is a great place for exercise. It offers two tennis courts and three softball/baseball diamonds, and a playground for children. Dock your boat and enjoy the festivities at Captain's Cove Seaport in Black Rock Harbor where you will find a large dining room, craft shops, a fish market and other entertainment including tours of the H.M.S. Rose -- built to resemble a British frigate.
The Fairfield Metro Center and Rt. 95 are both convenient for commute to Stamford, Connecticut, just 27 minutes away, and New Haven, Connecticut, just 31 minutes away. Grand Central Terminal in New York City is 1 hour 18 minutes away.