Table of Contents
Coast Guide Background
Public Transit Services
Coast Guide Key
Be a Coastal Caretaker
Coast Guide Sites
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston Inner Harbor
Crane Beach Area
Danvers - Salem
Dorchester Bay - Quincy
Gloucester - Manchester
Lynn - Nahant
Plum Island & Vicinity
Quincy - Braintree
Revere - Saugus
Salem - Swampscott
Salisbury - Newburyport
Weymouth - Hingham
Winthrop - East Boston
Blackrock Beach Rocky beach on Castle Road. Access via right-of-way at north end of beach. No parking.
Blaney Beach (Fisherman’s Beach) Sandy beach with boat ramp and grassy park with benches. Street parking and small parking lot.
Canoe Beach Pebble and cobble beach with grassy area and benches. Located at end of Nahant Road. Resident sticker parking.
Commercial Pier Wharf with pier and docks. Parking lot.
Curlew Beach Rocky shore and cobble beach. No parking.
East Point/Henry Cabot Lodge Park Park on rocky shore with trails and benches. Access through entrance gate at Northeastern University Marine Laboratory. Resident sticker parking at Canoe Beach.
Forty Steps Beach Pebble beach framed by rocky shore with benches. No parking.
Kings Beach Sandy beach, walkway along seawall, and grassy park with benches. Street parking.
Lynn Beach Sandy beach with historic walkway along seawall. Street parking.
Lynn Heritage State Park Grassy oceanfront park (handicapped-accessible) with pier, paths, and benches. Parking lot.
Nahant Beach/Lynn Shore Reservation Extensive sandy beach with boat ramp, visitor center, restrooms, picnic tables, concession, playground, and sports fields. Paid parking.
Pond Beach Cobble beach with seawall. 10-minute parking.
Public Landing Pier and boat ramp. Parking lot.
Short Beach Park with sandy beach and rocky shore, benches, playground, and sports fields. Resident street parking and small parking lot.
Stony Beach Rocky shore. No parking.
Swallows Cave Natural bridge in a rocky bank at low tide. Access via path at end of Swallows Cave Road.
Town Wharf/Crystal Beach Wharf with pier, boat ramp, cobble beach, and grassy park. Resident sticker parking.
Tudor Beach Sandy beach backed by seawall with benches. No parking.
Wendell Road Beach Right-of-way to cobble beach with seawall. No parking.
The following sites are accessible by water only: Egg Rock, Saunders Ledge.
PLEASE NOTE: Despite extensive quality control efforts, individual ownership of all parcels has not been independently verified. CZM makes no representations or warranties with respect to the definitiveness of the private or public ownership data presented in the Coast Guide. All issues related to questions of ownership of coastal property should be investigated at the local Registry of Deeds. In addition, while information about parking and available facilities for each site was checked in 2000, changes may have occurred since that time. Please look for parking signs and check with site owners for updated information as necessary.
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