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Coast Guard Beach

Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Wonderful beach

Coast guard Beach is a beautiful beach, in my opinion one of the best on the Cape. Stunning dunes... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Bay Area, CA
via mobile
Scenic view (Nov.2016)

A nice view from the south side of the parking area at the coast guard station at coast guard beach.

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Edgewater, Florida
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A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Coast guard Beach is a beautiful beach, in my opinion one of the best on the Cape. Stunning dunes and perfect sand, with a sandy and shallow entry (although this can change year to year). You can bike here via the salt pond trail, or...More

Thank jrp113
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A nice view from the south side of the parking area at the coast guard station at coast guard beach.

Thank rxph9286
Reviewed 7 November 2017

It was apparently sea lion mating season so there was a handful of Males right off beach. Wonderful beach with awesome dunes. Totally deserted in october, there was only a few other people there.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We biked to this beach from the salt pond visitor center. felt lucky that in the middle of October , we had the weather to visit a beach. even though its off season , this strech of the beach attracted quite a few of beach...More

Thank Reji V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This really is a beautiful area. Saltmarsh full of bird life meets the ocean. You can sit on a small viewing area and look at the marsh and the ocean at the same time. Then you can wander down onto the beach and watch the...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Coast Guard Beach is my favorite beach on the Cape. Of course, I travel mid-week off-season (mid Sept to mid Oct). No fees, no shuttle, no crowds and no sand fleas. Some of the terns and plovers have left, but the seals are close to...More

2  Thank wbbcap
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here just to see the beach. We took the shuttle from the parking lot. The drivers were very knowledgeable of the area and very nice. Shuttles run often. The water was very cold in late June and there were definitely...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited this beach. We loved to beautiful views. We parked and rode in a shuttle, both drivers were extremely polite, professional and knowledgeable about the area. We will be returning!

Thank writer1969
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stopped here for the day to soak up the sunshine. Nice beach, we got the bonus of watching seals near the shore looking for food. Everyone was taking pictures and watching the seals. Pretty cool.

Thank worldtraveller715
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a truly wonderful beach, and you can easily spend all day here. There is an easy shuttle from the car park to the beach. I would say you should walk as far as possible from the entrance so you can get some peace...More

Thank Jake F
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18 July 2017|
Response from Marjorie S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I would imagine yes since there were dogs at the beach.
Bonnie N
23 May 2017|
Response from Diane F | Reviewed this property |
Coast Guard Beach is a National Shoreline Beach and does allow dogs. Dogs must be leashed and cannot be within the life guarded areas.
12 September 2016|
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Response from mother123458 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. The parking at the beach for me is expensive however, there is a small parking close to the beach I think right hand but is for two hours. You can go on your bike is very nice ride!