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Coast Guard Beach

Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Got to spend an afternoon here and truly loved it. Beautiful sanda and blue water with foam when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nora K
via mobile
Beautiful beach!!!

We stopped by the beach for a few hours this morning for the first time and really enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Hampshire
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A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shuttle bus” (14 reviews)
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Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to spend an afternoon here and truly loved it. Beautiful sanda and blue water with foam when waves roll back out.

Thank Nora K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the beach for a few hours this morning for the first time and really enjoyed it. After parking your car you take a shuttle down to the beach a mile or so away. The beach was beautiful you could walk for miles....More

Thank DebbieNH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, Beautiful, Wild Atlantic Ocean Beach, Surfing boogie boarding and great low tide sandbars for kids, sand castles and skim boards, Our Kids love the Shuttle bus ride

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We knew we would be walking the beach in the rain but it was still gorgeous, waves crashing as the tide came in. Partway down the beach is a rock tree with multicolored rocks placed on the branches of a huge driftwood tree. Made for...More

Thank Milli K
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I was amazed how beautiful this beach was. There were sandbars you could walk out on to that felt like you were standing in the middle of the ocean. It was totally unspoilt with clear water.

Thank k8canada
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Eastham, Massachusetts boasts another popular beach known as Coast Guard Beach. The beach gets is name from the now decommissioned Coast Guard Station that bears the same name. Today, the station is used as an environmental center for the Cape Cod National Seashore. Thoreau visited...More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I'm from California so I know beaches : ) When I visited a friend who owns a house on Cape Cod she wanted me to fall in love with the Eastham area. Coast Guard beach was definitely one of the top sites. I walked for...More

3  Thank joan g
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Coast Guard Beach is an exceptional ocean side beach in Eastham. There is a shuttle, from the Nauset High School parking lot, to get you there in the summer, Well worth it.

Thank LizandCooper
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A reputable report by Dr. Beach ranked Coast Guard Beach to be one of the top 10 US beaches in 2015 and 2016 consecutively. Old Coast Guard station is up on the hill where the cliffs go into the beach. There are lifeguards serving in...More

Thank 879dawnw
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Quiet at this time of the year but excellent for walking the great stretch of beach and striking up a conversation with the permanent residents who live year round. You can even park at the beach instead of taking the beach tram from the main...More

1  Thank kenallan
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Bonnie N
Is it dog friendly
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.
Does the parking shuttle operate after Labor Day?
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!
Are the flies bad in August ?
9 August 2016|
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Response from Sheila H | Reviewed this property |
I have only been in July but I don't think the Flies will be bad at the beach. It is windy, usually when there is wind there are no flies. There are lots of moths in the parking lot. It is because of a native tree from... More