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
Constitution Beach Sandy beach with view of Boston Harbor and Logan Airport, benches, picnic tables, playground, sports fields, and ice rink. New bathhouse, large parking lot.
Coughlin Park Park under flight path of Logan Airport with benches, picnic tables, playground, and sports fields. Free parking at end of Bay View Avenue.
Crystal Cove Jetty Jetty with views of Logan Airport and Snake Island. Free parking.
Deer Island Massachusetts Water Resources Authority wastewater treatment facility site with park at northerly end, perimeter walkway, and views of Boston Harbor and Broad Sound. Free parking.
Halford Beach Rocky beach. Located at the corner of Nahant and Sewell Avenues. Street parking.
Lewis Lake Small park on tidal river and pond with benches and playground. Street parking.
Pico Playground and Beach Park with benches, playground, and tennis courts behind pebble beach. Located at end of Pico Avenue. Street parking.
Point Shirley Beach Sandy beach. Access from adjacent Yirrell Beach. Resident sticker parking.
Railroad Right-of-Way Right-of-way to salt marsh fringing Boston Harbor at end of Winthrop Street, off Washington Avenue. Limited parking.
Short Beach Sandy beach. Street parking.
Small Park Park with benches on bluff descending to rocky shore. Located at end of Highland Avenue. Limited parking.
Winthrop Town Landing Public boat ramp with benches. Parking lot.
Winthrop/Revere Salt Marsh Salt marsh on Belle Isle Inlet. No parking.
Woodside Park Sand and pebble beach at end of Woodside Drive. Resident parking only.
Yirrell Beach Sandy beach with walkway and benches behind seawall. Street parking.
The following site is accessible by water only: Snake Island.
Photos: Arden Miller
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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