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Nice at Any Season

A nice alternative to the larger beaches of Gloucester, this is a good place to spend time at... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Lynne K
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Great spot to sit and watch the ocean.

Off season so pulled off and watched the ocean and sun with the boats tied up. Pretty site... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Fort Edward, New York
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

A nice alternative to the larger beaches of Gloucester, this is a good place to spend time at season of year...sunning. swimming or simply walking. This small, city owned stretch of beach is safe for Kids...they can't get lost. Parking is limited so get there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Off season so pulled off and watched the ocean and sun with the boats tied up. Pretty site. Enjoyed!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank caraven2016
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We went to this beach when we didn't get into Good Harbor. It's a private beach, so we weren't surprised that we got a $45 ticket. However, we really wanted to go to the beach that day. Take you sandals because it is very rocky...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bergerde
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Very protected harbor along the Gloucester coastline. Favorite with residents and great for walking, jogging, yoga, lunchbreaks and family outings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WingearsheekBeach
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This beach is easily accessed from the road with ample free parking. There were only a few other people on the beach so we found it to be very peaceful and relaxing. The beach is clean and sandy.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was a beautiful beach for sure but required a resident's sticker so we couldn't stay long. Too bad!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank maria b
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great sunsets and sweet beach in the heart of Gloucester harbor close to everything! Beware of parking regulations

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank allyo511
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is the easiest beach for anyone who is handicapped . It is a Sandy beach with small waves just below where you park the car. You have to come early because there is limited parking. The beach is right along the harbor on the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank joppyindians
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is just a great place to park and watch the water and air "traffic". Birds of all sorts love this area also.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank nanagrace
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We found this beach while driving around Gloucester. It was a tropical storm, but still very beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lisa T
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