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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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  • Any season of the year Nauset Beach provides a place to walk for miles and have a breath taking view of the ocean. During storms or on a quiet, sunny day, no matter the time of year or day you will be...  more »
  • At this time of the year it is a great place to walk in the afternoon. It feels wild. It sounds wild. There are very few people on the beach.  more »
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  • Large Atlantic side of the Cape beach with a large parking lot. $20.00 parking fee. Food trucks during the summer and tables to eat at. Sizable waves and plenty of seals in the water which means watch out for sharks and stay close to shore. Not to be confused with Nauset light beach which is about 25 mins away and part of the National Seashore and carries it's own fee.
  • Our 2nd favorite beach on the Cape. Too bad the Liam’s food shack was taken out in a storm last Spring. They have food trucks now, but it lost a huge element of attraction and the main reason making it more special than most of the other public seashore beaches. The bathrooms also are sort of small and gross. Still the surf, sand and water is hard to beat. Be prepared to wait to get in if you’re trying to park, however, during popular summer days. The lines can be extremely long with waits sometimes into the hours instead of minutes.

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