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Norton Point Beach

Katama Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02534
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Ranked #10 of 15 Attractions in Edgartown
Owner description: This ever-changing environment still provides an important habitat for nesting shorebirds, and a sporting challenge for the fishermen who surfcast... more » 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. « less
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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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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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530 helpful votes 530 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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175 reviews 175 reviews
36 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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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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