Want to head to the beach? Boston's North Shore has plenty to offer. They are large and small, oceanside and harborside, sandy and rocky, and some are even muddy! You decide... Choose a favorite, or try them all! You could try different beach every day and call it a beach crawl!
The North Shore has many miles of trails over all kinds of terrain. Hike in the forest, through moraine boulder feilds, over dunes, and through varied habitats that offer many different kinds of flora and fauna. It's not just about hiking either - many trails are accessible to cross country skiers, showshoe enthusiast and mountain bikers too. Check out our complete list of places hike, run and walk on the North Shore, and discover the unique beauty of this wonderful part of Massachusetts!
- Limited on street parking.
- Dogs on leashes allowed from 6-7:30 AM and 7:30-10 PM between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
- Bathhouse is open when a lifeguard is on duty beginning in late June from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Lynn Shore & Nahant Beach Reservation is a protected coastal reservation covering 67 acres of beach and recreational areas in the town of Nahant, Massachusetts, managed by the Mass DCR. The reservation is open year-round, but summer is the time to visit and escape the heat. Enjoy swimming in the ocean, launch your boat, or sunbathe on the beach. Be aware of daily parking fees before you visit.
Salisbury Beach is one of the state's most popular ocean beaches, stretching 3.8 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. This 521-acre park offers swimming, boating, fishing, and camping, and is very popular with trailer campers. Facilities include a 484-site campground with renovated bathhouses, an extensive day-use parking lot, three new comfort stations for the beach- going public with boardwalks over the dunes, and a new playground and pavilion area.
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