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Visited a lovely beach wedding...lovely beach!

We were fortunate to attend a wedding on the beach and fell in love with it there. It is lovely and... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Robyn75
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Massachusetts
Nice Sunday experience, labor day wknd

First beach play for a 2yr old GD, nice quiet beach with little play area with splash pad. Nice... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
D B
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New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family absolutely loves Ocean Beach Park. The beach is perfect and with the addition of a pool and rides it makes for a great getaway for the entire family. We venture out there a few times during the summer. Especially for our sons birthday...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were fortunate to attend a wedding on the beach and fell in love with it there. It is lovely and we enjoyed seeing the lighthouse in the harbor along with the ship activity. We also enjoyed a lovely reception there at the beach facilities....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robyn75
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Hello Robyn, and thanks so much for your nice review of our wedding and catering services. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Maybe out of season for late september but run down facility not even worth getting out of the car Arcade closed during the week The kid ride area looks terribleMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

We think you would have a different impression if you came while the park is open..its a whole different look and experience. We do keep the gates open during winter so people can enjoy the beach and boardwalk but there are no attractions or concessions...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

First beach play for a 2yr old GD, nice quiet beach with little play area with splash pad. Nice sand that you are accustomed to on a N.E. beach. Just a good time for all. Yes they charge for parking, who doesn't?

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Thanks so much for your nice review and comments. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again next summer!

Reviewed September 8, 2018

I live in nearby Groton and go there from time to time. It's a large clean beach, with a boardwalk, with plenty of parking. Very good for anyone who likes to hang out on the beach, spend time with friends and family ... A top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 490Christophe
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Thanks so much for your five star review. We know you have options to choose from and appreciate you visit here!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband and our two daughters aged eight and one visited Ocean Park for Labor Day (September 3rd, 2018) and I was appalled at how terrible this place is. We are beach people and this beach is extremely subpar. The carnival rides are old and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CMcFarlane689
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience here. Yes bees typically are here early Sept as they are in all areas. They are necessary for our environment which we are conscious of If you come any other time you will not find them

Reviewed September 4, 2018

From Nancy in the booth when we arrived, to the young man cleaning the parking lot as we departed, it seems everyone we encountered was very helpful. We got there early ish (1045 am) and got a great spot on the beach on a holiday...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kristopherpease
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Thanks so much for your comments! Nancy is truly a superstar at parking, al\ways making everyone feel welcome here. We will pass along your nice comments. We hear your comments regarding beverage vending and plan on adding them for the coming summer. We hope to...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Every visit to ocean beach has been a pleasure. The staff is awesome and accommodating. Especially the girl Nancy in the parking booth!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flyer675758
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Thanks Brittany! We all think that you Rock too! Thanks so much for your five star review

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I hated it! The reviews and the photos and Facebook really hyped this place up. I should have dug deeper into the reviews. Place is run down. Bathrooms were gross. I didn’t want to touch anything! Changing room (way on other side of boardwalk) were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Yeah I get it, if you bring four people, it's cheap per person but I went by myself, so $17 to park even on a weekday is pricey. If it's so not a big deal, I don't get why they don't just charge per person,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tiffany H
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Hello and thanks for your review. Yes we do charge only for parking now so we understand its a better deal if you fill the car. We did have an issue a couple of days with the pool but that is very unusual. Late August...More

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Response from Bryanthebarber | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure i’ve been there twice this summer never after labor day. Im not sure. Sorry i couldnt help with this or obtain you with more information.
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I used cash
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Response from CaptainJackPatrick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no umbrella rentals, they do have a large pavilion for shade.
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