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Good Harbor Beach

Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
+1 978-281-9790
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THE premier beach

Love it been going there since I was a young one. Get there early. Fills up quick. But if you want... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2015
Manchester-by-the-sea, Massachusetts
via mobile
Perfect beach experience

I felt like I was in a Maurice Prendergast oil painting just looking around at the surf, rocks... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2015
pmp p
Berkshires, Ma.
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This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
+1 978-281-9790

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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Love it been going there since I was a young one. Get there early. Fills up quick. But if you want to spend a day in the sun and ride some waves on Cape Ann nothing compares you can surf from day light until about...More

1  Thank philjManchesterMA
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I felt like I was in a Maurice Prendergast oil painting just looking around at the surf, rocks, black umbrellas. The sounds of the waves are the best.

Thank pmp p
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Nice beach, but not as nice as Singing Beach or Wingaersheek Beach. Recommend going to those first, but it is still a nice beach.

Thank John C
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Enjoyed a walk, but felt out of place without a romping dog. Beautiful little beach in off-season. It was a short walk from end to end, and despite the "NO Animals" signs, almost a dog park at 8 on a Saturday morning. Dog owners were...More

Thank VegGardenPro
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This place is my home when I'm off from work in the summer! Such a beautiful place to be when you have off time! If you are ever in the Gloucester area this place is a must see!

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The beach may be clean, but it's small, crowded, and rocky. Parking was tight but there were spaces available. The rocks all over the place made it uncomfortable to walk on - based on beaches in California, Miami, Puerto Rico, and other places, I would...More

1  Thank L S
Reviewed 18 October 2015

nice clean beach....but nothing there really...pretty view. Since they really dont have sandy beach access in many areas I can see this would get crowded in warmer weather

Thank Dlkcd5
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We visited at the end of August, and crowds weren't as bad as I thought they would be. Great for swimming and collecting seashells.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Had been here a couple of summers ago on bikes from the Marina in the summer. Came back to stay within walking distance this time. Dogs are allowed this time of year on even numbered days so it was a happy and sunny dog park...More

Thank msannie57
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The most beautiful beach in Gloucester!! I have been going for the past 20 years. You can't beat the view!

Thank Kimmie1005
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Questions & Answers
Joshua A
25 August 2017|
Response from danacohenopt | Reviewed this property |
I do not think grilling is allowed. Check out Stage Fort Park in Gloucester. You can grill there, have a picnic bench and walk 3 minutes to a cute beach. Where are you from?
Devlin O
22 August 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Reviewed this property |
as early as possible
13 August 2017|
Response from Eileen L | Reviewed this property |
I believe at 5 PM when the lifeguards leave for the day.