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“Nice walk in a quiet setting”

Demarest Lloyd State Park
New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice walk in a quiet setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

Has foot paths/trails to follow or you can walk out on the waters edge. If you come during low tides, you can take the family out very far on the exposed sand bars. My kids love coming here during the summer to take a dip and go "far out" into the ocean.

Visited October 2013
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5 Thank Neil M
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English first
Maynard, Massachusetts, United States
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“No Crowds”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

The beach is wall-to-wall rocks so this is not the place to visit if you want to play in the sand. However, the area is extremely beautiful with sand bars galore. We enjoyed walking out to the sand bars at low tide and searching for shells (there aren't many). The water is clean and the area is quiet, not crowded, and very lovely. We would return here again (with beach chairs next time). The bathhouse in the parking lot was very clean.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Peg B
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“A nice quiet beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

If you like a little peace and quiet near the water this is the place for you. There's plenty of parking restrooms and nice soft sand to put your chair in. Its quite rocky in the water near the stretch I was on but overall a good place to spend the day.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Glenn D
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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“nice quiet beach...great for young kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Demarest Lloyd is a very nice beach area in Dartmouth, Ma. No big waves ever as it is in a rather secluded cove. Lloyd is terrific for families with very young children given the calmness of the ocean. The beach area is neat and clean. The water is not loaded with seaweed and the area is not at all rocky. There is a daily use fee which is now very common at public beaches.
However Lloyd is open to all visitors which cannot be said of the other beaches in Dartmouth.

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank bowlmeova
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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“walk out sandbar and shore fishing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Nice picnic beach and very shallow water for kids, not much waves but water is usually warmer here. On the left side of the beach is the mouth of the Slocum River and you can fish from shore for schoolie stripers or blues.

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank southcoastartist
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