Easy bike ride from town, good amount of parking, or take the NRTA shuttle bus in season; bus stops right at the beach. Great beach for families with young kids. Lifeguards, changing rooms, playground, restrooms, showers, restaurant and take-out food service (in season). Concession and restrooms handicap accessible; plastic mat running down center of the beach makes it easier to walk down the sand.
The water is calm and warm, perfect for swimming. Good for finding shells and sea glass. Windsurfing, sailboat, and kayak lessons and rentals available.
Beach accessible wheelchairs are available from the Town. This beach is popular as a wedding location and is the venue for the annual Boston Pops concert.