Enjoy 6 km (4 mi) of sandy beach, with dunes, clear water, and a maritime pitch pine forest at Crane Beach. Play in the water, sunbathe, or walk the 9 km (5.5 mi) of trails and boardwalks through sand dunes, forest, and salt marsh. A bar, restrooms, showers, and changing facilities are open during peak seasons, and restrooms are available year-round. To visit Crane Beach on your trip to Ipswich, use our Ipswich online sightseeing planner.
Crane Beach reviews
Crane's Beach is one of the nicest beaches in Massachusetts, which can be accessed year-round. Great trails or explore in the dunes as well. An entrance fee is charged ($10 per car, $5 for Crane's... more »
Enjoyed taking teenage nephews for an outing during a nice summer day. They swam all day. Excellent safety protocols and advance booking with Trustees. more »
No free wifi No surfing waves No cranes at Crane Beach Too many families The beach was too sandy No drone photography allowed The parking was easy if you're a Trustee Member. Not sure why other... more »
Beautiful, underdeveloped beach in protected nature reserve. Worth the high admission fees in and out of season.
This is a nice rocky New England beach! Fun day outing for the kids when we visited family there.
This pristine beach is so massive with great tides pools a lovely soft white sand.
Loved the beach, nice and calm. Pleasant water without seaweed. Only problem I had was that I couldn’t go far because of the depth that is not uniform
One of my favorite beaches in the Boston area. Beautiful, pristine beach with soft sand and cold water.
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