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Address: Ten Pound Island, Gloucester, MA

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Gorgeous, sunsets are fabulous

You need to travel through the stone gates and past Beauport Museum. Worth the winding narrow road and past beautiful mansions which will bring you to your destination plus Dog... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

You need to travel through the stone gates and past Beauport Museum. Worth the winding narrow road and past beautiful mansions which will bring you to your destination plus Dog Bar Breakwater. Good for sitting or sunning.

1 Thank nanagrace
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We passed by this landmark on our way out through the harbor...its situated on a small island called ten pound island, whose name origin is a mystery. It is a fun thing to see but not worth going out of your way to visit, unless you feel the need!

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Essex, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Gorgeous island in the center of the Gloucester Harbor. Accessible by boat, kayak or paddleboard. There is a lot of seaglass and poison ivy so just be careful if you start walking around in the trees.

Thank Anneliese B
Chester County's Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful place worth the trip. If you make Gloucester a stop along your visits of New England, stop here! You won't regret it

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Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

Deserted island accessible only by boat. The island was thick with seagulls so you had to be careful where you walked. It was fun to take land our dinghy on the beach and watch the schooners sail by.

2 Thank Judy R
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

Ten Pound is a great kayaking destination. There's a nice little beach. Plenty of sea glass, for beachcombers and collectors, and sometimes a picnic table! The lighthouse is on the other end of the island from the beach, which is the only real place to make a landing. However, it is just a short walk, as the island is really... More 

3 Thank Sarah_the_F00die

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