Canoe Beach

42.419338, -70.907277
Nahant Road
Nahant, MA 01908
(781) 581-0026
Essex County

Canoe Beach is located on Nahant Road in Nahant, Massachusetts. This small residential beach has limited parking that is strictly enforced. Rocky, filled with seaweed and debris, this beach is not ideal for catching the sun’s rays or playing in the water; the cove view, however, makes the stop worthwhile. Adjacent Memorial Point offers benches and a grassy area with trees to escape the hot sun on warm summer days.

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Hours Of Operation

Sunrise to sunset

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Parking

Parking is available along Shallow Cave Road and Nahant Road off to the side of the entrance of the Northeastern University Marine Science Center. Parking at both locations requires a town permit, which is strictly enforced.

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Life Guard Schedule

N/A

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Campfires

Not allowed

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Food

Canoe Beach is a carry in/carry out beach with food vendors within 5 minutes driving.

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Lodging

Motels/hotels and rentals are within 5 minutes driving.

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Pets

No pets are allowed on the beach May through September.

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Picnic Area

N/A

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Playground

N/A

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Public Transportation

Please see the link below for times and other modes of public transportation. 
http://www.mbta.com/rider_tools/servicenearby/

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Restrooms / Showers

N/A

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Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

N/A

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Tide Information

Canoe Beach Tide Information

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Walking Trails

N/A

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Water Quality

Water quality is monitored from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information please call (617) 626-1250. The accepted standard is 104 CFU/100mL in a single day or an average of 35 CFU/100mL over five days. The link below is the test results from 2003 to the current year. Canoe Beach Water Quality

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Water Temperature

http://ma.usharbors.com/harbor-guide/lynn-harbor/weather   
(Click on “View more buoy data” to view water temperature.)

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