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Good Harbor Beach

Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
+1 978-281-9790
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Hurricane Jose

Although we were not able to enjoy beach activities due to high winds and cool temps, we still... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Peaceful beach

A nice family friendly beach. The waves are pretty calm. We saw a few guys surfing, but the waves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt island” (39 reviews)
“low tide” (85 reviews)
“snack bar” (56 reviews)
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Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
+1 978-281-9790

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although we were not able to enjoy beach activities due to high winds and cool temps, we still enjoyed walking the large beach. Seemed pretty well kept.

Thank Gagens
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice family friendly beach. The waves are pretty calm. We saw a few guys surfing, but the waves weren't very big. Loved the peacefulness.

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for your morning walk/run and great to play in the waves. plenty of space for beach games and a nice restaurant/store for anything you may have forgotten.

Thank mmd19691007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike many of the other lovely beaches on Cape Ann, Good Harbor has waves! As well as a beautiful curve of sand, snack bar and bath house. There is a non-resident charge for parking.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our beach is carry in and carry out for your trash. There is a showers and bathrooms. A concession stand. Parking for a fee for non residents with limited parking. Clean beach. Beautiful views. Waves for body surfing.

Thank sjc2150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to drive to Gloucester while we were visiting Salem. Found this Beach and spent a few hours here. I think this is one of the most beautiful beaches I've seen. 👍

Thank esthersX9282OH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful soft sandy beach. Not very busy in late August. The views of the island and the twin lighthouses were wonderful. Enjoyed visiting the beach both morning and evening. Very clean and there is a lifeguard, bathrooms, changing rooms.

Thank Charvey1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Harbor Beach is by far the best beach on the north shore. Plenty of room to spread out and relax while listening to the waves coming in. Great Beach to walk up and down and on a perfect day, it's a little piece of...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a beautiful beach . sand is great! changing rooms available and a parking lot. The beach is big enough to walk and the tide goes WAY out.

Thank artteach76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views and a fabulous place to relax for a few hours.If you enjoy a day at the beach then this is the place for you!

Thank danacohenopt
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Joshua A
25 August 2017|
Response from danacohenopt | Reviewed this property |
I do not think grilling is allowed. Check out Stage Fort Park in Gloucester. You can grill there, have a picnic bench and walk 3 minutes to a cute beach. Where are you from?
Devlin O
22 August 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Reviewed this property |
as early as possible
13 August 2017|
Response from Eileen L | Reviewed this property |
I believe at 5 PM when the lifeguards leave for the day.