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“Good for kids”
Review of Good Harbor Beach

Good Harbor Beach
Ranked #1 of 58 things to do in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.
Reviewed August 12, 2014

Not so good for surf or swimmers; very wide and shallow beach. Real swimmers know what this means. Great for kids though

Thank cariskeith7
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Good Harbor beach is one of the best beaches I have been to. The beach area is quite large with an extensive area of compressed sand making walking very comfortable. At low tide there is a sand bar leading to a rocky island. The sand is soft and the beach is clean. You can walk out quite far in the ocean. The parking lot accommodates everyone. $25 all day, and $15 after 3PM. They give you a ticket so you can go out and return. I like to park at the end of the lines on the grass.

1  Thank jeremy t
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Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Super easy to find! Good, clean beach with beautiful views. Not super busy, we arrived after 6pm. Water was wonderful and the kids really enjoyed it! Great boardwalk to the beach makes it easier to get to.

Thank Gasolinebutt
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

The beach sand will burn your feet but the water will freeze them a minute later. Quite crowded in parts but did get a parking place even arriving late in the morning on a weekday. The area to the right facing the ocean is more secluded and less packed with beach goers.

1  Thank Glotraveling
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

No charge to park when we arrived at 6pm, beach is open till 8. It was low tide and there were plenty of nice shells.

Good side beach we will visit for a day time swim soon.

and the water was perfect.

3  Thank Tony P
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