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Nauset Beach, Orleans

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Go for a swim, stroll along the beach, or sunbathe at Nauset Beach. Admire scenic views of the ocean and animals who live here; seals frequent the beach, and whales can occasionally be spotted offshore. You can participate in activities ranging from bass fishing to surfing, but bear in mind that the beach has time restrictions and prohibited areas. If you get a special permit, you can take off-road vehicles onto the beach. Bathroom facilities and food stalls offering seafood and fast food sit within easy access of the beach. To visit Nauset Beach and get the most from your holiday in Orleans, create itinerary details personal to you using our Orleans visit planner.
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  • Dress warmly, but the quiet and beauty of this beach in the frigid cold can't be beat. And you just might see a snowy owl (but don't harass it!)  more »
  • Beautiful beach and been going here for forty yrs, with our children and now with our grandchildren! The water here is perfect for those with children because the waters are calm! Very clean beach and...  more »
  • An amazing beach although we were there on a hot day and the water was COLD! We really wanted a swim too!  more »
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  • Nauset Beach is a very beautiful beach. Parking was about $20 last summer. It might be a different price this summer. So when we go, we stay awhile.
  • Very nice beach! Not too crowded on a Friday afternoon, clean water, even spotted a seal! Waves are medium at high tide but nothing too crazy. Crowd is mostly families. Also a great place for walks. Lifeguards are on duty only at a specific portion of the beach at certain times of day. Sometimes sharks are spotted but the lifeguards are trained to see them and direct everyone out of the water accordingly. Overall a great place to go with family + friends!
  • Wonderful and powerful waves during the storm....Beaches as far as the eye can see and then some!
  • Beautiful beach , pleasant off season walks Can get crowded during peak 😎❤️🏖️
  • A beautiful beach! Clean, refreshing water. White sand, prefect for building sand castles. Can be rocky depending on the tide. Currents can be unpredictable. Don’t get too freaked out by the shark warning flags, they are sighted very rarely. But don’t swim out alone, especially at dusk or when the lifeguards are not on duty. And do watch out for your little ones. If the parking fee of $20 seems too steep, come after 4:30. It is quieter then. Grab some dinner at Liam’s, sit back, enjoy the sun, and listen to the waves.

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