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Nauset Beach, Orleans

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Go for a swim, stroll along the beach, or sunbath for a joyful and relaxing experience at Nauset Beach. Participate in activities ranging from bass and blues fishing to surfing, but mind the allowed time and prohibited areas. The beach is open to off-road vehicles with a special permit. See the scenic views of the ocean and wildlife--seals are frequent visitors and whales can be occasionally seen. Bathroom facilities and food stalls offering seafood and fast food are provided. Mind the sun and bring protection. Before you head to Orleans, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Orleans itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Orleans has to offer, including Nauset Beach.
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  • I like to visit during the spring & fall to take photos of the ocean. Have never been there during the summer. Today when visiting we saw a couple of whales out in the distance, probably feeding. The ...  read more »
  • The beach is very nice with restrooms and changing room. The outdoor shower to get rinsed off. No lifeguards this time of year but a great walking beach. The view of Nauset Lighthouse is wonderful. Tr...  read more »
  • Maybe I'm tired, jaded or both but it has water and sand. It's a beach. There is nothing special about this place other than being quiet in October. I live by the sea with a much prettier landscape th...  read more »
  • Nice Beach, soft sand. Water is cool. Lifeguards on site. The beach seems to stay pretty crowded. There ate amenities on site (bathrooms and food). Parking was easy but pricey ($20 for the day). Recommended!
  • Best beach on cape cod. Good surf. Plenty of parking. Not officially in the national seashore but just as nice. Park is run by the town. Not a long walk to the water. I always spot some seals when I'm there and one time I even saw a dolphin. Haven't seen any sharks but there are warnings frequently. Whatever. Still won't keep me out of the water. Love this place. I go every year.
  • Excellent beach, despite slightly rocky sand. When I went this Saturday 6/18/16, the water was colllddd. But that's expected. The parking was $20, and you can purchase food and souvenirs right by the steps to get on the beach. Overall, this was a wonderful beach
  • Our favorite beach on the cape. Great waves, seal sightings, Liam's snack bar, and convenient parking.
  • Great beach with nice and clean sand. The water is clear but is the coldest I ever get into. The parking is very expensive, 20$ for the day!
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