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Norton Point Beach

Address: Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02534
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Ranked #10 of 16 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This ever-changing environment still provides an important habitat for nesting shorebirds, and a...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This ever-changing environment still provides an important habitat for nesting shorebirds, and a sporting challenge for the fishermen who surfcast from this popular site.

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Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We headed to Norton Point beach as a guest of some lovely friends. Heading past the crowds at South Beach, we drove right onto the Beach. We barbequed and had a lovely lunch, sunbathed, played with the kids, and enjoyed the gorgeous weather. It's all about you and family at Norton Point Beach....

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Tonawanda
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great beach. Very natural setting. Bring what you need because there is nothing but nice sand and ocean. This beach used to connect to Chappaquidick but a storm washed out the point. Three mile walk to the point.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We had a blast driving over the sand to hang out at the beach all day. We parked on the bay side where the water is shallow so the little ones could play in the water, the Atlantic side is great for the older kids to boogie board or body surf. Please note that you need to deflate your tires... More 

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Boston
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519 reviews 519 reviews
95 attraction reviews
546 helpful votes 546 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We went out to the area where you can drive right out to the beach and park right at the spot you want (permit required). I've never done that before... so cool. The beach itself is fantastic. Very Highly Recommended

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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177 reviews 177 reviews
36 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

If you have a four wheel drive vehicle and love the beach, this is the place for you. Serious waves, the smell of the ocean, and the beauty of not having to carry things out to the beach. Instead, you open the tail gate on your SUV, take out your beach chairs, and relax. But, please note, the is a... More 

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NJ
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154 reviews 154 reviews
100 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

What seperates Norton from most Beaches on the island is the fact that you can drive your 4wd vehile out on it. They charge a fee for 1 day around 35 $ I think and a season pass for 125$. There are several beaches you can stop on depending if you want to be around people or if you want... More 

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