South Shore Beach Guide
Planning a day at the beach? Don’t forget to check the tides before you go!
Duxbury Beach – A 6-mile long barrier beach that extends from Marshfield in the north to Plymouth in the south. A town sticker is necessary for parking in the private lots, free public parking is available across the Powder Point Bridge. (see resident beach stickers/non-resident stickers). Lifeguards are on duty. Restrooms, snack bar, and showers are available. Get Driving Directions.
Nantasket Beach – Nantasket is a busy beach with both public and private sections. Check the tides before you go, high tide doesn’t leave much room for sunbathing on much of this beach. There are lots of restaurants and activities right across the street (Paragon Carousel, Playground, Dream Machine arcade, mini golf, etc.). Lifeguards are on duty. Restrooms, snack bar, and showers are available. Get a seasonal DCR MassParks Pass to save on parking. Get Driving Directions.
Gray’s Beach – Get driving directions
Scusset Beach – A swimming and year-round camping facility located on Cape Cod Bay at the east end of the Cape Cod Canal. Big beach with soft sand and calm water. Read more and see photos of Scusset Beach at Cape-Cod-Beaches.com. Lifeguards are on duty. Restrooms, snack bar, and showers are available. Get Map/Driving Directions.
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