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Chandler Hovey Park and Marblehead Lighthouse

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Great park for relaxing and watching the boats

Beautiful old lighthouse just up from a ritzy Yacht club. Quiet and scenic, another great place to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeff T
Mesmerizing Harbor

We had a few hours to kill before heading back to Boston and flying out. We decided to stop here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful old lighthouse just up from a ritzy Yacht club. Quiet and scenic, another great place to spend some downtime when in Marblehead!

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours to kill before heading back to Boston and flying out. We decided to stop here and were really glad we did. My only regret is that we didn't bring a picnic. The view of the boats in the harbor is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely public place with views along the coast and of the bay and the lighthouse. Good place to walk and sit and take in the day - would recommend those visiting North Shore to visit Marblehead and take in this glorious view.

Thank SkeggyItIsNot
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Chandler Hovey park is a nice venue (with a toilet block) at the end of the island called Marblehead neck on the opposite side of the bay from Marblehead itself. Marblehead Lighthouse is in the park. The lighthouse looks more like an oil derrick than...More

Thank HaydnB
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Chandler Hovey Park offers great coastal vistas along the rocky north shore. There is a small parking lot with numerous covered and uncovered benches scattered throughout the park from which to enjoy the views. You will usually see plenty of boaters in the water, including...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Chandler Hovey Park and Marblehead Light offer residents and visitors an amazing view of the ocean. It is a family friendly picnic area with tables and a covered bench. Marbleheaders are known for sail boat racing and yachting. During Race Week this area affords a...More

Thank Carolee V
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We love lighthouses!! The view from Marblehead was amazing. Great place to get out and walk and have a picnic.

Thank 540kirk
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped to get away from the hustle and bustle of traveling, this a great place to just unwind for an hour or so.

Thank T P
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

If you’ve ever been down to south Florida, you have seen a lighthouse similar to this one. The parking is very limited, but, if you can find a spot, this park is worth a visit. Very beautiful, and the water was so clear.

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The gravel parking lot is small, but if you’re lucky enough to find a space it is worth the stop. The views are spectacular of the harbor, unique 1895 lighthouse and Atlantic ocean. There is a small covered shelter, restrooms and benches on the grass....More

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