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“beautiful beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Harding Beach

Harding Beach
Ranked #8 of 48 things to do in Chatham
Certificate of Excellence
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Berlin, Maryland
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98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“beautiful beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

I have been to this beach twice, both times in the cold weather, but i still found this beach to be nice to watch the sunset or take a walk. tonight i went there to watch the sun go down, and there were lots of other people there all doing the same thing.

Visited May 2013
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New York
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Beautiful.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

A great place to watch the sunset. Clean beach with dunes to walk and long stretches of sand. Plenty of wind: it's fun to watch people sailboard--fast!

Visited April 2013
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NYC area
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101 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“It's not just a bathing beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

Most people come to Hardings Beach to swim in the relatively warm water protected waters of Nantucket Sound. But if you park in the second lot and look at the far end you will find a sand road that will lead you on a one mile walk to the lighthouse that used to protect the entrance to Stage Harbor. It's a beautiful walk anytime of the year with an incredible variety of birds along the walk. I've been walking it for 50 years and it never disappoints.

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Pakenham, Canada
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Favorite beach on the Cape”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

The beach is about 2km long, and a wonderful walk on a beautiful day. There is lots of parking available (yes, it costs during the summer, but it's worth it) and I'd recommend going to the 2nd parking lot and then walking up the beach a bit to get to where you can have room around you rather than being right next to someone else. You can be either out on the beach or up in the dunes for some protection from the wind. Take both sunscreen and bug repellant during the summer as the sandflies can be biting at times (and they BITE!). A walk up to the end of the beach takes you to the entrance to Stage Harbour, you can see the now-disused Stage Harbour Lighthouse and the top of Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

Visited August 2012
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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114 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Great Beach Off Season”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

This is a wonderful beach starting in September as their is no fee for parking and fee people on the beach,You do not have to carry your stuff a great distance from the parking lot.

Visited June 2012
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