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Lovely spot

We were here off season. However the beach looked great. We stopped bor some photos and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara F
Cerritos, California
Cool lighthouse and nice beach

I came on a rather cold day. Walked the beach. Took a picture of the lighthouse/coast guard area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt R
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Shore Road, Chatham, MA 02633
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here off season. However the beach looked great. We stopped bor some photos and enjoyed view. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came on a rather cold day. Walked the beach. Took a picture of the lighthouse/coast guard area. Enjoyed a relaxing day! Heard locals talking about seals being around a lot and therefore sharks are in the water. I did not see any seals here,...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a late afternoon at the beach just before sunset (i think you can park there for as long as you want after 5) and it was a very eerie yet beautiful setting. The water was as still as any I have ever seen. Walk...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When parking here you only have a short time but it's enough to take-in the views and get some photos.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Turn right when your back is facing the lighthouse and walk along the beach to the amazing “ natural art installation” made of flotsam and jetsam . It’s possible to walk there and back within the 30 min parking allowance . Ignore the coach parties...More

Thank JanC377
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A beautiful day for beach walking and viewing seals. I’ve visited the beach many times over the years and, of course, the sand bars always change. This was the first time I’ve seen seals, probably about 50 crowded along the “bar”, very noisy. Also, many...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 23 September 2018

On one side of the road is the beach access and the other is the home for Chatham Light and Coast Guard unit. The beach is relatively flat with stairs at the access point. This area was the Pilgrim's first landing in the New World....More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Nothing special. A lot of driving for "not much". Just another beach without the waves. We were not impressed and if I didn't have to type 100 characters or more I would have stopped at "Nothing special".

Thank skiwithapro
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We took the jitney from town to this little off-the-beaten path beach. $15 to park, with free shuttle service. Tip the lot attendant/driver--it's worth it.

Thank CapeCodgirl71
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We parked for free for 30minutes and walked down to see the water/sand. No one is able to swim even though the water looks calm. You can see the seals piled up on the sandbar in the distance and even hear them. The sand is...More

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Response from Leo B | Reviewed this property |
During the off season and after normal beach hours.
BevL M
5 August 2016|
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Response from yogadr | Reviewed this property |
Great question! There is 30 minute parking in the lot along the road at the beach. It is enforced, and during the summer often not available. There is also a parking lot less than a mile away in Chatham center where parking... More