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Nauset Light Beach

Ocean View Drive, Eastham, MA
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Not a bad swimming beach....

Great view, adequate changing facilities, and the seals swimming by were great fun to watch... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Colonie, New York
Lighthouse by the beach

The working lighthouse is a pleasant sight, and you can walk up. Nearby Three Sister's (hidden in... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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Ocean View Drive, Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great view, adequate changing facilities, and the seals swimming by were great fun to watch. swimming's fairly good (warning: COLD!), though the beach is pebbly and shelly in many spots, and the surf can get rough. It's also one of the more central beaches in...More

Thank JoeP7494
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The working lighthouse is a pleasant sight, and you can walk up. Nearby Three Sister's (hidden in the back woods) is merely a history relic. Similar to Marconi (walk down by stairway and seals), and close to Coast Guard.

Thank SmallArmy
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Beach has bathrooms and sprays (showers and feet) and lots of seals. Was there at the end of August and didn't find it overly crowded although it's trickier to secure parking in the afternoon. Saw many seals popping their heads out of the water. Waves...More

2  Thank Dragonguy888
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Clean and quiet area.... even the public shower and bathroom was very clean. Although water was a bit cold (end of Aug) but it was a nice area to spend hours reading on the beach

Thank samandjet
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was a quiet beach run by the National Park Service. You can park here and just walk down to the beach (but be forewarned: there are many steps). It is less crowded and great to watch the seals swim by. Swimming is more difficult...More

Thank skrose21
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Even at the peak of the season, you don't feel the crowds (unless you choose to stay right under the lifeguard seat). The beach seems to never end. When we were there, there were seals swimming close to the shore.

Thank A_Seas0ned_Traveller
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Best day at the beach I have ever had & I have had many. First of all it's beautiful & clean but the seals. From the moment we arrived till we left the seals swam from one end to the next .. Swimming through the...More

Thank Stacey Z
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful beach, very fine sand and lovely walking on the beach. You can rest and read it is peaceful place

Thank mother123458
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had a great time. Water is freezing but watching the seals swim by is all worth it. Not crowded and brought our two dogs who had plenty of other dogs to play with.

Thank 708heidik
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to to FDR for making it possible for all who have a lifetime Senior Pass to go to all national parks and beaches free. Nauset Beach gave me many precious memories of what NY beaches were like - beautiful and clean.

Thank Ricangranny
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What time does this beach fill to capacity
4 July 2015|
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Response from Bruce P | Reviewed this property |
During July and August the parking lot is often filled by 10:00 or 10:30. It opens again later in the afternoon. Good Luck.