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Address: Second Cliff, Scituate, MA
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Family beach

Peggotty Beach is a small sandy cove, especially good for families with young kids. It's not a big teen draw. Life guards are on duty July & August. There is adequate parking for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Peggotty Beach is a small sandy cove, especially good for families with young kids. It's not a big teen draw. Life guards are on duty July & August. There is adequate parking for those with a town beach sticker. Non-sticker parking is very limited. The parking lot has 2 portapotties and an open shower. The beach can be seaweedy after... More 

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Blairstown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you have a pass and no other place to go this is a nice beach. The facilities have been upgraded (I use the term loosely - means they got a new portapotty). But the view can't be beat. It does get crowded and depending on tides/moons it can be a tough spot to find a good place to spread... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Peggoty is a small beach that gets very crowded because its close to the harbor. Lots of parking and it now has outdoor showers. Need a Town of Scituate Beach Sticker to park in the lot, no ;arking on the side streets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Great beach just over the bridge from Scituate harbor. Easy access and parking. Close to stores ,restaurants and main street for any needs you may have for your beaching enjoyment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Small beach with lots of soft sand, rocks for kids to climb and go crabbing on. No bells and whistles here just a port a potty and an occassional visit from the ice cream truck. You can also rent paddle boards from a small stand in the parking lot. Only a few public parking spots need a beach sticker otherwise.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are visiting Scituate, you will need to go to the Town hall to obtain a visitor's pass to enjoy any of Scituate's beaches.

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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This is the worse beach in Scituate very dirty parking lot is always flooded, Tons of seaweed. Private end isn't as bad but very Rocky

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Good place for a dip or to watch surfing off point. Parking is limited to locals but if you park downtown you can walk. I'm a local but people who are willing to walk usually are good people.

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Massachussets
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Sandy with good waves. Safe beach for children. Unfortunately, there is no parking in the beach parking lot without a town beach sticker, which means a fairly long walk from town parking. No bathhouse or concessions. Port-a-potty.

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Scituate, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Sandy, good walking, lots of room to spread out. Watch the surfers year round. In summer, dog owners bring their dogs before 9 am for off leash socializing and swimming.

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