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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  • Coast guard Beach is a beautiful beach, in my opinion one of the best on the Cape. Stunning dunes and perfect sand, with a sandy and shallow entry (although this can change year to year). You can bike...  more »
  • We have spent a few amazing hours during our visit to the Cape. The beach is a sandy beach, although according to the shore, a small pebble layer is short. After that but then again standing on sand. When we were there, there were beautiful waves and had a lot of fun in the surf. The water differs from E.g. on the sandy neck Beach in Sandwich clear and clean. There are showers, toilets and changing rooms. To the hospitality industry, I can say nothing because we have not taken that. I have a very clear recommendation on arrival but, the Cape Cod Rail Trail, which has made the day perfect for us. We have borrowed wheels Orleans and drove north. The trail is very flat, paved, and presents no challenges to the cyclists. On height Eastham (locust road) we left the trail heading East. You have to drive up to the 6 on a public, less frequented Road shortly. Then there is a much nicer in my view bike trail to Coast Guard Beach. There's also more curves and it's somewhat up and down. So very clear recommendation: wheels in Orleans borrow, insert trunks, turn in the direction of Coast Guard Beach in Eastham from the rail trail and enjoy a beautiful day. Ride the bike each way under an hour.
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  • Great beach, as much to enjoy to bathe. Attention if you walk from the visitor center, the ride is a little longer than expected!
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  • 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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