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Address: Second Cliff, Scituate, MA

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Great little beach for kids. Shallow water with minimal waves.

Nice sandy beach with very attentive lifeguards. I wish the port-o-potties were serviced a little more often though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
Cathy L
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South Windsor, Connecticut, United States
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Scituate, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful, beautiful beach with great view of third cliff and that entrance to the North and South Rivers. The beach has been very crowded the last few weekends and holidays. very few (4) parking spaces for non resident vehicles.

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Thank Jeff R
South Windsor, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Nice sandy beach with very attentive lifeguards. I wish the port-o-potties were serviced a little more often though.

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Thank Cathy L
Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank trippish
Blairstown, New Jersey
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105 reviews
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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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Thank bigwuhead
Scituate, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
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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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Thank ron u
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162 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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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Thank DaveJoseph
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Thank Foodconnorsuier
Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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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1 Thank Jenny R
Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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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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