Coast Guard Beach, Eastham

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At Coast Guard Beach, watch shorebirds such as plovers and terns nesting in mudflats during the warmer months, and spot harbor seals in the winter. From the sandy strand, walk down the pathway and cross the bicycle trail bridge to get to the salt marsh. In the mating season at low tide, observe the seals "hauling out" onto the marsh. Ask a park ranger to tell you more about their mating habits. Amenities include limited parking, seasonal restrooms, and a wheelchair-accessible ramp. To visit Coast Guard Beach on your trip to Eastham, use our Eastham online itinerary builder .
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  • Wonderful place to spend a day at the beach in the summer. Take the shuttle they provide (no parking in summer months). Easy to get to, and one of the most beautiful views. We even got to see a group ...  more »
  • There have been tremendous changes in the beaches along the Outer Cape in the last few years. Coast Guard beach, with its imposing dunes, wide expanses at low tide, and endless horizons is one of the ...  more »
  • Great beach. Almost always good surf. Wide beaches. Relatively uncrowded. Great walks. At end of local bike path. Only drawback is parking not allowed during day unless handicapped (great for handicap...  more »
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  • I really don't see what all the hype is about. The parking lot is so small you're lucky to even get a spot. A quick walk out to see the beach didn't do anything for me. There are better beaches on the Cape.
  • Good beach with amazing views. You will find lot of seals in here.
  • Nice beach. You can bike to the beach.
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