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
Danger Beach Right-of-way to rocky shore at end of Green Street. Limited street parking.
Forest River Conservation Area Forested areas with trails along tidal creek with salt marsh. Parking available in Salem State College South Campus parking lot.
Forest River Park Large park bordering Salem Harbor with sandy beach and rocky shore, restrooms, benches, picnic tables, playground, sports fields, pool, tennis courts, and basketball court. Large parking lot.
Gerry Playground (Stramski Beach) Grassy park with storage area for small boats (with permit), small-boat launching area, benches, picnic tables, grills, and playground. Access via Stramski Way off West Shore Drive. Resident sticker parking lot.
Glendale Cove Beach Seawall with steps to small sand and pebble beach. No parking.
Goldthwait Reservation Salt marsh with walkways to Devereux Beach. Access via Goldthwait Road. Resident only parking lot. Street parking except weekends and holidays.
Johnson Park/Whales Beach Sandy beach and grassy park. No parking.
Juniper Beach Sandy beach and rocky shore with boat launching area, grassy area with benches, and playground. Located on Beach Avenue, off Columbus Avenue. Small parking lots and street parking.
Leach Street Extension Walkway along seawall with benches. Limited street parking.
Palmer Cove Park on Palmer Cove with seawall, benches, playground (at Saltonstall School), and sports fields. Small parking lot.
Palmer Pond Conservation area with salt marsh and small pond. Street parking from October-May (resident sticker parking year round).
Phillips Beach Right-of-way at the end of Ocean Avenue to sand and pebble beach. Street parking from November-April (resident sticker parking year round).
Polisson Park Sandy beach and grassy park with benches. No parking.
Salem Maritime National Historical Site Historic Derby Wharf on Salem Harbor with grassy park, pier, walkway, lighthouse, visitor center, restrooms, benches, and picnic tables. Site of “Friendship” replica of 18th century square rigger. Next to Pickering Wharf with restaurants and gift shops. Street parking.
Salem Willows Park with rocky shore, sandy beach, trails, restrooms, picnic tables, food concession, playground, sports fields, and stage/band shell. Free parking.
Sandy Beach Small sandy beach with benches. Located on Martin Way off Puritan Road. Limited resident sticker parking.
Village Street Recreation Area Public pier and dock with benches. Parking lot.
Waterside Cemetery Cemetery along rocky shore with scenic water views.
Winter Island/Waikiki Beach Park with rocky shore, sandy beach, pier, boat ramp, visitor center, restrooms, picnic tables, food concession, playground, and trailer camping sites. Free parking with admission.
Wyman Woods Wooded area with a right-of-way along abandoned railroad track with views of Salem Harbor. Entrances on Route 114 and West Shore Drive. Limited street parking on Route 114.
The following sites are accessible by water only: Great Haste Island, Jeggle Island, Ram Island.
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