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Disappearing Island

Accessible only by boat. Keep an eye on your boat so it doesn't get stuck on land as the tide goes... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Patricia K
Boston, Massachusetts
great place to dock at LOW tide IF you have a boat!

warning this place is only accessible via your own boat, this sand bar is dry only during LOW tide... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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Plymouth, MA
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Accessible only by boat. Keep an eye on your boat so it doesn't get stuck on land as the tide goes out! People of all ages visit. Bring Frisbees, football, volley ball, floats, small grill...all good during lower tide. Please be sure to leave nothing...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

warning this place is only accessible via your own boat, this sand bar is dry only during LOW tide. SO dock you boat and make note of when the tide comes in! be careful as it does drop off to a deep area. in some...More

Thank boston_ma
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem off of Long Beach. You would never know you were just a 1/2 mile off shore. The sand bar is only accessible during low tide and is a slice of heaven.

1  Thank caramcneany
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Beautiful. Available by boat only--- and mid to low tide only. Can get a little crowded weekends----bliss on most weekdays.

Thank BOB796
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Brown's Bank a freak of Nature, a 1 mile square sugar sand and hard packed bottom of the ocean that' miraculously appears as the tide turns in the approach to Plymouth Harbor, for those who have enjoyed it for years locals mostly a hidden Gem,...More

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Phenomenal Day at the Beach! This is about as cool as it gets on a Hot Summer day!! The view is to Die For and it is great for the both the kids as well as adults to just relax and have fun

Thank LRN1
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Simply the best beach in Plymouth when it is there All controlled by the tide Soft sand great people and tons of fun You must have a boat to get there.One downfall is the tide does not always cooperate with your plans for the day

Thank Coleen K
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Brown's Bank is a sandbank in Plymouth bay, which appears at low tide. It can only be reached by boat and travel to and fro must be planned according to tide and how much water your boat draws. If you are planning on giving it...More

1  Thank Hedi W
Reviewed 27 June 2013

A hoot. Simply a low-tide sand bar that you need a boat to visit. Annual 'golf tournament' at the right tide.

3  Thank funkynana
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We are faithful visitors every other weekend to this boaters paradise. If the tides worked in our favor, believe me it would be every weekend. The sand is sugary soft and the tidal island is huge so privacy is not an issue. The scenery is...More

1  Thank Mark K
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4 August 2016|
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Response from BOB796 | Reviewed this property |
Great place for experienced kyakers-- if tides not right, explore along Plymouth Beach, Plymouth Harbor, Kingston & Duxbury Bays, including Clark's Island and Saquish ---- all beautiful. Caution: stay out of channels & be... More