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Coast Guard Beach

Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Poor Management

We were at Coast Guard yesterday and were on the Dog Prohibited Side of the beach and were appalled... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sara M
Amazing beach!!!

We have been coming to the Cape for five summers and have frequented Marconi and most recently Head... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking lot” (49 reviews)
“shuttle bus” (16 reviews)
Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
+1 508-771-2144
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Coast Guard yesterday and were on the Dog Prohibited Side of the beach and were appalled at how little regard anyone had for that regulation. In the space of 3 hours, 6 dogs passed into the prohibited area and when approaching the...More

1  Thank Sara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Cape for five summers and have frequented Marconi and most recently Head of the Meadow and had been wanting to go to a different beach. We has heard such great things about Coast Guard we had to try it....More

Thank iggyPrinceton_nj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well we now have the great white shark app after hearing about all of the sharks here! We would not swim here but it is lovely for a walk and view of the marsh and ocean! Go swim at First Encounter Beach instead!

Thank Drtamaragrosz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coast Guard Beach is the first "Sea Shore" beach in Eastham, MA (Cape Cod). It's a BEAUTIFUL beach but a little cumbersome to get to during the Summer months. Be prepared to take a trolley to the beach from the remote beach parking lot about...More

Thank Surfer L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is great, with good facility and a little tram that add to the charm. The sand is nice also.

Thank Poipo12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a while at this beach and it was very nice. Wasn't too crowded but we were there on a weekday. Looks like there used to be several access points to get down to the beach but they have all been closed off....More

Thank Samual_Contre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can walk here from the Visitor Centre and then walk as far as you want to before rejoining the the Rail Trail back to the Visitor Centre.

Thank laneangell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few friends and I decided to visit Coast Guard Beach on the recommendation of some work associates. Located on the Cape Cod National Seashore, there is a fee to access this beach and others nearby. There is also a specific parking lot designated for...More

Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The $20 entrance fee is worth every penny. The fee includes shuttle bus service to and from Coast Guard Beach. There are outdoor showers to rinse off sand and bathrooms nearby. A Cape Cod National Seashore visit is an absolute must for any Cape Cod...More

1  Thank Marina_Midori
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter now 21 wanted to retrace summers in cape cod. One of those was coast guard beach. We parked at Nickerson and rode bikes 9 miles to beach. It was a great time. Cape cod rail trail is one of best. And final descent...More

Thank AndoverMABicyclist
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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!