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Beautiful beach

Pros: Beautiful clean beach. The tides are neat to see and create a sandbar. The scenery is just... read more

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Wesley C
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Beautiful beach

Such a beautiful beach! Loved being able to walk so far along the beach, especially at low tide... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kgfarr19
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Auburn, New York
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“tide pools” (20 reviews)
“sand dollars” (14 reviews)
“low tide” (48 reviews)
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Gloucester, MA

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pros: Beautiful clean beach. The tides are neat to see and create a sandbar. The scenery is just great. It is worth seeing, especially with children. Cons: The public restrooms & showers close early (6:00). Parking pass is needed.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a beautiful beach! Loved being able to walk so far along the beach, especially at low tide. When low tide is a long walk to the water. Quiet beach with beautiful homes along the shore.

Thank kgfarr19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is A beach in Gloucester Massachusetts that I played at as a Child, Child of the World- Butterfly's and sand, Sand and Salt, pools shooting up like Phoenix's, Phoenix, my sisters dog, The mystical one, Who loved her children and the funny man, She...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to see tide pools so we went to Wingaersheek Beach at low tide. We did find some shrimp in a tide pool, but not much else. We enjoyed watching the sea gulls and walking around collecting shells and sand dollars. It is a...More

2  Thank ChristyJ98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet day, beach is lovely. There are several rocks to wander around and on. Beach is smaller when there is high tide. But you can walk out very far at low tide. Enjoyable afternoon.

Thank tinacooley86
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a great beach at low tide. There are tide pools to explore and a sand bar that you can walk to. It's in a cove so there are no big waves. Great for small children.

Thank ramonad152
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great family destination! We take many family day trips here. The water is full of fish so bring your rod.

Thank GuySBosMia
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Wingaersheek Beach is across the channel on the Annisquam River facing Annisquam. It is a popular destination for summer bathing and picnic activity. At low tide it is fun to walk out to the sandbar.

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have been to beaches in Virginia Beach and Myrtle Beach, but this beach is my absolute favorite. We got there early and stayed for 4 or so hours and watched the tide go out. I really enjoyed exploring the area and seeing all of...More

2  Thank nataliemey1988
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is one of several awesome beaches in Gloucester. Very family friendly...parking is limited so get there early.

Thank paulakenney
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MicheleF2010
Are there greenhead flies at Wingarsheek?
22 August 2016|
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Response from M_N0415 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any flies when we were there. No insects of any kind, actually!
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Sarah C
Is it difficult to get a park at 3 or 4 o'clock on a Tuesday?
19 August 2016|
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Response from chlitue | Reviewed this property |
I think you will be able to get a spot. It's good to go either early am or later afternoon. I'm not sure about here, but a Good Harbor beach parking is cheaper after 3 and free after 5.
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FamTrip4
If the parking lot is full, is there another place to park to get to this beach? I don't mind walking. Thanks!
17 August 2016|
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Response from Robin C |
No, not really. There is no on-street parking and it's over two miles to the next road. Some folks take a taxi in!
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