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Nauset Light Beach

Ocean View Drive, Eastham, MA
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Nauset Light, Worth a Quick Stop

The lighthouse wasn't open when we visited so we had a quick look. It's a well-kept property in a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Popular Beach

A very popular beach especially on a day you don't have to pay. Plenty of surfers with decent waves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“few stairs” (3 reviews)
Ocean View Drive, Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The lighthouse wasn't open when we visited so we had a quick look. It's a well-kept property in a nice setting.

Thank TaraB0997
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very popular beach especially on a day you don't have to pay. Plenty of surfers with decent waves and quite a few seals playing as well . It was quite breezy so a few kite flyers were having fun. Miles of beach, rolling surf,...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a windy and chilly afternoon in late Sept., but we walked the beach and lighthouse area for a little while. A nice stop on our tour of the Cape.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on a hot Sunday so the parking lot and the beach were pretty crowded. It is a lovely sandy beach with some good surf. The current lighthouse is still operational but about a quarter mile inland are the "Three Sisters" lighthouses which...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend on 9/24/17. Nice clean beach, big waves. Watched some people surfing. Water was brisk. It not bad for this time of the year. It was peaceful just sitting there and listening to the waves crash on the beach. I would...More

Thank worldtraveller715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite beach. The lighthouse, the stairs, replacing the stairs almost every year. Soon they will have to move the restrooms, and then the lighthouse (again). Enjoy it while you can. And notice the houses on the bluff, (toward Wellfleet), before they too disappear.

Thank JimB8956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was misty the day we were here, and if you want to walk the beach you need to me there at low tide. The mist made it rather lovely with the sun coming through. Big waves perfect for body boarding and we saw seals...More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove to a few beaches on the National Seashore one day, just to see them. As you approach the parking lot for Nauset Light Beach, you can see the famous lighthouse to the left! We were at Coast Guard beach earlier,...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We love Nauset Light Beach for the magnificent expanse of sand dunes, primo beach walking, and soothing surf. Be prepared, though: In windy weather, shade umbrellas are out of the question, and on calm days, your ankles can get nipped by sand flies. Bring industrial-strength...More

Thank CapeCodgirl71
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice beach just down from the lighthouse. Great shower/bathroom facility at the top of the stairs down to the beach. Huge cliff like sand dunes, shells, rocks, and a couple hundred yards of beach to the ocean. You can walk endlessly up and down this...More

Thank Darren M
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sarah g
8 September 2017|
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Response from Surfer L | Reviewed this property |
The park district has changed this from time to time. As it stands right now, I don't believe if they are. However, you can call the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham, MA (508) 255-3421 or the Marconi Site Ranger Station... More
Colleen M
1 August 2017|
Response from Irena4321 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what the rules are for the beach after dark at the ocean but here is the phone number for the National Park Visitor Center for Nauset Beach 508-255-3421. The meteor shower may also be visible from the several... More
Lynn D
2 July 2017|
Response from Surfer L | Reviewed this property |
Boogie boards are allowed. Just heed the Lifeguard warnings regarding where it is safest to board. Cape Cod beaches have phenomenal rip currents,when they experience wave activity, and the LG's are very proactive about... More