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Skaket Beach

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Address: Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA

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Good for kids

Skate beach is the best for young kids. The water is nice and shallow for a long distance, so little ones can wade around in water that's only six inches or a foot deep. There's... read more

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Marc S
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Orangeburg, New York
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Orangeburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Skate beach is the best for young kids. The water is nice and shallow for a long distance, so little ones can wade around in water that's only six inches or a foot deep. There's no real surf either, so it's not going to toss them around or knock them over.

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MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived around 11, and a few parking spots were available. The $20 daily fee also covers Nauset and Orleans beaches, should you wish to beach-hop for a day. Tide was almost all the way out, which gave our kiddos plenty of shallow tide pools to explore. Water here is relatively warm, too, if you're used to frigid New England water!

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Thank macknitter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my 9 month, 2 year, and 8 year olds. It was great. Waves weren't too big, super soft sand perfect for sand castles. Food, restrooms, life gaurds all great. Amazing hiw different it is from Nauset beach which even I was scared to go in because of the high waves plus it was freezing. Great for teens though.... More 

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Thank Barbara M
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there when the tide was low and we walked all the way to the ocean. Lots of interesting things you can see as you walk, including oyster nets . The beach has nice beautiful grass and purple color sand. Bring you camera with you. Great place for kids and family. Parking can be difficult during summer days. There... More 

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South Salem, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Get a parking space at low tide and walk for miles across smooth sand, tidal pools and warm water. Take a dip in the delightful waters of Cape Cod Bay! This is one of the best spots on the Cape for beautiful sunsets!

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Freeport, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Being from Long Island and growing up with beaches makes this difficult. However it's a safe beach for little ones for the most part.. Yes there is a sign posted about great white sharks so be alert. Small parking lot and it's $20 parking. There is a food vendor here.. Which makes it nice.

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Thank Mcoh9570
Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot for families with children, as the bay-side water is very calm. There is also a great snack bar (get the onion rings)! Lots of hermit crabs and fish living amongst the grasses. Try to get a space close to the lot, as much of the beach disappears at high tide. Another bonus: parking free is... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come for low tide, walk miles on the flats, but the small parking lot fills by 10am sunny days. Come back for sunsets

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Thank Richard M
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At low tide you can walk for miles on the sand and at high tide you can float around for hours in the calm water. Absolutely beautiful all the time. Convenient snack stand and clean bathrooms. Perfect family beach.

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Thank BrooklynFamilyTravel
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a beautiful beach to watch sunset and enjoy a quite romantic evening. Very clean and easy to get to. I will visit again.

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