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This beach is clean and quiet...not many people here on a weekday in August. There are lifeguards... read more

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
It's the best beach

Clean and less wind on the Lewis bay side. Always things to watch: boats , ferries, planes... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach is clean and quiet...not many people here on a weekday in August. There are lifeguards and a snack bar at the end of the beach with restrooms. The beach is free...but parking is not!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelinQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and less wind on the Lewis bay side. Always things to watch: boats , ferries, planes, people walking the loop and a man caught a sand shark there yesterday. Great snack bar and new showers

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Babydave2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay there long because it was a bit chilly but the beach looks very nice, the sand was clean and we had no issues to find a parking.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jacobine15
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Fun place to walk the beach even during the offseason. Loved watching the ospreys flying to their nest to feed their baby.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Johanna K
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Enjoy the warm waters of the Nantucket sound and the soft white sand. Cape beaches are clean and protected, still part of the undeveloped seashore so rare to see in the rest of the country!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank darialyman1968
Reviewed November 23, 2018

I was here end of October and it was nearly deserted. What was especially interesting is a recent storm had pushed lots of shells and crabs up on the beach so it was beautiful to get a glimpse of the sealife. And of course fun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Who wouldn’t love a white sandy beach on the New England shoreline? It was beautiful, sunny blue skies and only one other person there at the time(I was early October). There is no better place to feel the power of the sea and the magnificent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kidsfirst1
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A short stop when driving through area, pulled up at JFK and veteran memorials then down to a sandy beach with some good views and a few shells for beach-combing.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The parking was fantastic (and free). The beach was well kept. I never saw any trash at all! The signage was very clear about where the swimming area versus the wind surfing area were. I was surprised by the amount of seaweed and shells on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank parkej4
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I did not want to have to pay $20.00 to park, it was too hot to be in the sun all day, I drove in around 4:00 pm and did not have to pay, the snack bar was still open.

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from aunicorn30 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a huge parking lot. I would say early in the day too ensure a spot! We were at a local hotel so we walked there.
July 13, 2018|
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Response from MelissaG3605 | Reviewed this property |
No. Please keep in mind that the beach is fairly small and is set among private houses and beachfront and rented cottages. Although it is a great place to collect shells and see the sunrise and sunset I have to rate it... More
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Don C | Reviewed this property |
Just there on July 4th. No walkin fees. Cars are $20.00 for the day.