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Salisbury Beach State Reservation

Open Now: 08:45 - 17:00
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We camped in tents with our dog and there were skunks EVERYWHERE. It was very difficult to keep the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
April P
Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Have Loved this spot for over 30 years

Love Salisbury state Reservation.We have always found this place to be a great getaway spot. Love... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Pamela V
Burnt Hills New York
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“low tide”(10 reviews)
“salisbury beach”(17 reviews)
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1 Beach Rd, All sites have a dangerous cement manhole cover with big steel ring right in front of camper door.I, Salisbury, MA 01952-2006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We camped in tents with our dog and there were skunks EVERYWHERE. It was very difficult to keep the dog and kids extremely quiet and still at all times during the night while trying not to disturb them. Skunks would even come right up to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Love Salisbury state Reservation.We have always found this place to be a great getaway spot. Love the Merimac River side for peaceful morning coffee spot .pretty views, fisherman, boats.plum island across the way.great for strolling the waters edge. you can walk right to the ocean...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Trash everywhere and staff drives right by it. Grass needs mowing fire pits need to be cleaned of ash and trash. Brand new bathrooms and the family rooms are out of order already. Dump station has no hose hookup to rinse tanks. Unfriendly people

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dianelson
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It is a 150 mile roundtrip for me from Central Massachusetts and I so wish it were closer. Sandy beach without rocks or shells makes it great to bodysurf when there are waves. The beach is groomed every morning and clean (kept much nicer than...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This is our second time coming here and it’s a great place to camp, bike and enjoy the ocean! The campsites are not shady but are very clean. The restrooms are kept clean by host campers and the beach is just a short walk away!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

River beach is ideal for families.Many close restaurants and grocery stores. We Love it😎😎 Fishing on river beach could be good.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank honeymuffin2016
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Clean, managed and maintained beautiful natural beach. Soft sand and boardwalks over protected dunes. Clean bathrooms and shower facilities. Note: dogs not allowed on ocean beach but are allowed all year on river side beach attached to ocean beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rob T
Reviewed 5 July 2018

$20 to park here is quite expensive, Hampton Beach State Park is $15. But the water temps were hovering just below 70 on this hot July day and we enjoyed the waves and our family time. Boys enjoy the jetty area especially.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mountlombard
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Spend a lot of time at the reservation off season as it is a great place to see and photograph wildlife. Snowy Owls, Eagles, Ospreys, Marsh Hawks as well as Fox and Seals are abundant and easily photographed. Reservation is clean and well maintained. Open...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fred S
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Beach. Especially at low tide when sand is hard and ez to walk on. Sketchy crowd. Outdoor showers & changing area. Rest rooms. Lots of parking.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Megan C
16 August 2018|
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Response from Rob T | Reviewed this property |
5:30 til 8 was free last Wednesday night when we went to walk the dog.
21 July 2018|
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Response from BAREFOOTCOUNT | Reviewed this property |
Dunno ~ just a day-tripper, don’t camp there ... enjoy!
8 June 2018|
Response from BAREFOOTCOUNT | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bike in, Doubt there is an entry fee this early in the season