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Wallis Sands State Beach

1050 Old Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2848
+1 603-436-9404
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Beautiful Ocean Views, Not huge crowds

My wife and I repeatedly go to Wallis Sands. It is away from all the hustle and bustle of Hampton... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sullivan76
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Derry, New Hampshire
Beautiful in any season

A long, very clean, sandy beach at the edge of the Atlantic ocean. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
ITProjectManager
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“small store” (8 reviews)
“low tide” (9 reviews)
“snack bar” (6 reviews)
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1050 Old Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2848
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+1 603-436-9404
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"low tide"
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"snack bar"
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"changing facilities"
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"parking lot"
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"in season"
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"honky tonk"
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"no charge"
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"no dogs allowed"
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"new hampshire"
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"the atlantic ocean"
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"summer months"
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"picnic tables"
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"seaweed"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I repeatedly go to Wallis Sands. It is away from all the hustle and bustle of Hampton and is a smaller beach area. The parking lot is very large and I believe it is $15 for the day. You can climb on...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A long, very clean, sandy beach at the edge of the Atlantic ocean. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, and a small convenience store available in the summer months. Short walk to a two walk up restaurants, an ice cream stand, and a larger convenience store with wine,...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

My wife wanted to show me where her family (Mom and Dad and 9 kids) often spent two weeks of summer vacation. Plenty of parking here for a couple of hundred cars unlike other area beaches. Good 30 minute walk in each direction for exercise....More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

New Hampshire has a small coast, but this is one of the special spots. Usually not crowded, perfect for families with young kids and still within easy reach of restaraunts and some shopping.

1  Thank mesatraveler
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I have to admit, I HATE Seaweed and Kelp touching me. Visit here to see what it was all about on a very busy day for beaches and OMG! I was horrified at the amount of seaweed there was in the water!!! Kelp, was the...More

1  Thank CMC_2012
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The State Beach itself is small, perhaps a hundred yards wide, and 50 yards deep at low tide, BUT the State beach is immediately adjacent to another public beach that's almost a mile long. The two are separated by a jetty that you can walk...More

1  Thank J Michael D
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Was a planned stop for the the day while enroute to a stay in the Portsmouth area. We had driven by this beach the previous year and it is only minutes away (driving) from Portsmouth. The day was beautiful, beach completely clean, was busy but...More

1  Thank sgarceau
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Biking by Wallis Beach was a treat. We love getting to the ocean and the Rye area each summer. Biking Fun in the Sun.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Wallis Sands is a small but very nice beach. There is ample parking and they have showers during in-season, but they usually close them down around 5-6 PM. The beach can become very crowded during the weekends so you need to get there early or...More

2  Thank EnjoyFreePower
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

About 3 miles south of Portsmouth along the ocean route 1A you'll come to Wallis Beach. This beach has a large parking lot ($15.00) for the day and changing facilities. The beach must stretch almost 1.5 miles and when the tide is out must be...More

2  Thank halbec0130
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RosannaZM
31 August 2017|
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Response from rosewoodatrye | Reviewed this property |
Around 60 or so Not very sure though. Get's warmer as we go into end september
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sbaindc
8 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much the start of the season - late June early July for about 3 or 4 weeks
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Lois M
16 October 2016|
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Response from Vickie T | Reviewed this property |
No you do not have to pay if you have your handicap placard with you. Enjoy!!
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