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Salisbury Beach State Reservation

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Address: Salisbury, MA
Phone Number:
+1 978-462-4481
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:45 - 17:00

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Hidden Gem, Worth the cost to get in

We found this beach a few years ago and thought ok might as well try it. So we did. We were so happy to see that this beach is clean and had clean bathrooms. A huge plus when you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Danvers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this beach a few years ago and thought ok might as well try it. So we did. We were so happy to see that this beach is clean and had clean bathrooms. A huge plus when you are at the beach. The beach itself is clean, lots of space and has lifeguards. Yes it cost money to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a great place to visit on either the ocean side or the river side (though the ocean side has more waves). Take your shoes off, walk the sand, and enjoy the beach.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice sandy beach with easy access to the state campground. It has a jetty for climbing, fishing and walking. It affords great views of Hampton and Newburyport harbor.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This state park was a pleasant surprise. I expected a massive parking lot on a sandy windswept beach and, since I was there Labor Day weekend, more than a few rowdy parties. In fact, it is grassy between campsites, there are some rather large trees (though very little real shade), and any rowdiness came from the families with small kids... More 

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Thank BobbyGTX
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The beach is long large & beautiful. The campground is a parking lot narrow roads, backed up to more narrow roads. Not many with views of water or full hookups. The river side beaches didnt say dogs were ok, but everyone seemed ok with dogs on the beach, which was great for our lab to swim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We just got home from a weekend at the Trust. It was beautiful. We stayed in the campground and had a wedding in the pavilion.. Beautiful location right on the beach. The facilities are well maintained and the park employees are awesome. We can't wait to go back!

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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I like this campground primarily because it is quite inexpensive to stay near the beach if you want to hit the beaches during the day and bar hop at night and listen to the many local bands that play around the Salisbury/Hampton area and not have to drive to far. The price has gone up recently, but it is still... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Nice beach for families. Clean, not too crowded and decent facilities. The sand is coarse unless it's low tide then there is some nice white sand.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is our go to beach living on the North Shore of MA. And we just learned that as seniors we are able to get a life time pass to all State Reservations! We always go to the last parking lot before the campground. There's a bathroom facility and outdoor showers. At certain times there can be a lot of... More 

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Methuen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Went with the three little grandchildren and had a great time. It was hot, hot, hot, but there was a sea breeze so it wasn't to bad. Had umbrellas, so we had some shade. Clean, clean beach. The bathrooms were also clean. Plenty of parking. In state was $14 to park.They also have showers and changing area in the bathroom.... More 

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