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Nobadeer Beach

Lifeguard, occasional food service by food truck. This beach is popular with youth. Located near the airport. Parking is limited. This beach can be difficult to access due to steep incline. Plenty of surf. The wide beach is good for

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Low Beach

This beach is between Sconset and Tom Nevers Pond, nearly 7 miles from Nantucket town, and is a wonderful beach if you like your privacy. Sweeping views, plenty of room. Surf can be heavy with strong currents. This beach is

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Madaket Beach

As of June 29, 2022, this beach is unguarded and caution is urged.  Severe erosion has made access extremely difficult. At the far western end of the island, Madaket is a popular beach, especially for watching incredible sunsets. Sand is

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Miacomet Beach

At the end of Miacomet Road. Surf and rip currents can be dangerous but there are some lifeguards. Parking. No facilities or food service. Families with very young children may prefer Miacomet Pond.

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Quidnet Beach & Sesachacha Pond

Located off of Quidnet Road. Pond is brackish. Good spot for families; no waves, no seaweed. No facilities, no lifeguards, no food service. Kayaking and sailing but you must bring your own equipment. Quidnet Beach is a short walk over

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Sconset Beach

Siasconset Beach is wide beach located at the eastern most tip of the island and very popular for those staying in ‘Sconset. It is accessible by NRTA shuttle in season or a 6-mile ride from town on the Milestone Road

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Coskata/Coatue

Coatue is part of a larger wildlife refuge system that includes 104 acres at The Haulover, which is also owned by the Conservation Foundation, 916 acres of the Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, owned by the Trustees of Reservations, and the 42

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Pocomo Beach

Mid-way from the harbor to head of the harbor. Great for kayaking and to learn to windsurf. Warm water. Just west of the Head of the Harbor for plenty of parking. Good for children. No lifeguards, no facilities. Very limited

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