With over 1,500 miles of shoreline, Massachusetts boasts some of the country's most scenic family beaches. Visit old favorites or make new ones with the information provided below. Chatham Cockle Cove Beach, Taylors Pond Road. Lifeguards, restrooms. $20 daily parking, $75 weekly parking, $175 seasonal sticker.

Forest Beach, Forest Beach Road. No restrooms. Limited free parking on first-come, first-served basis.

Harding Beach, Harding Beach Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, showers, boardwalk, picnic area, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking, $75 weekly parking, $175 seasonal sticker.

Pleasant Street Beach, Pleasant Street. Kayaking. No fee.

Ridgevale Beach, Ridgevale Drive. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, boardwalk. $20 daily parking, $75 weekly parking, $175 seasonal sticker. Dartmouth Apponagansett Beach, 77 Gulf Road. Lifeguards (9-5), picnic area, playground, volleyball/basketball courts. $10 daily parking.

Jones Park, 66 St. John St. Lifeguards, picnic area. $10 daily parking.

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Dennis Chapin Memorial Beach, Chapin Beach Road. Restrooms. Four-wheel vehicles allowed. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Corporation Beach, Corporation Road. Boardwalk, lifeguards, restrooms, food, picnic area, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Depot Street Beach, Depot Street. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Glendon Road Beach, Old Wharf Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Haigis Beach, Old Wharf Road. Lifeguards, restrooms. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Howes Beach, Howes Street Road. Lifeguards. Private on one side. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Inman Road Beach, Inman Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, boardwalk. Private on one side. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Mayflower Beach, Dunes Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, handicap accessible.$20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Raycroft Beach, Raycroft Parkway. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

Sea Street Beach, Sea Street. Lifeguards, restrooms. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

South Village Beach, South Village Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, boardwalk. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal.

West Dennis Beach, West Dennis Beach Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, boardwalk, swimming lessons, playground, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking (weekdays), $25 daily (weekends/holidays), $75 weekly, $300 seasonal. Dorchester Malibu Beach, Playstead Road. Swimming, bathhouse.

Savin Hill Beach, Playstead Road/Morrissey Blvd. Tot lot, baseball fields, swimming.

Tenean Beach, Conley Road. Swimming, playground facilities, tennis, and basketball courts Duxbury Duxbury Beach Park, Canal Street. Lifeguards, bathhouses, restrooms, showers, food. $20 daily parking. East Boston Constitution Beach, 799 Bennington St. Bathhouse, playground, picnic area, tennis and handball courts, sun shelters, lifeguards. Eastham Campground Beach, Campground Road. Restrooms. Private beach on one side. Daily: $20. Seasonal: $225; one week, $70; two weeks $125.

Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Road. Part of Cape Cod National Seashore. Lifeguards, restrooms. $20 daily parking ($10 for motorcycles, $3 for bikes), $60 annual pass.

Cooks Brook Beach, Steele Road. Restrooms, handicap accessible. Daily: $20. Seasonal: $225; one week, $70; two weeks $125.

First Encounter Beach, Samoset Road. Restrooms, boardwalk, handicap accessible. Daily: $20. Seasonal: $225; one week, $70; two weeks $125.

Nauset Light Beach, Cable Road. Part of Cape Cod National Seashore. Lifeguards, showers, restrooms, boardwalk. $20 daily parking ($10 for motorcycles, $3 for bikes), $60 annual pass.

Thumpertown Beach, Thumpertown Road off Route 6. Restrooms, limited handicap accessibility. Daily: $20. Seasonal: $225; one week, $70; two weeks $125. Falmouth Menauhant Beach, Menauhant Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, swimming lessons, handicap accessible. $10 daily parking, $70 weekly parking, $120 for two weeks, $170 for three weeks, $220 for four weeks, $250 seasonal.

Old Silver Beach, Quaker Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, picnic area, boardwalk, swimming lessons, handicap accessible. Private on one side. $20 daily parking, $70 weekly parking, $120 for two weeks, $170 for three weeks, $220 for four weeks, $250 seasonal.

Surf Drive Beach, Surf Drive Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, showers, boardwalk, swimming lessons, handicap accessible. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly parking, $120 for two weeks, $170 for three weeks, $220 for four weeks, $250 seasonal. Gloucester Good Harbor Beach, Route 127A. Lifeguards (9-5), food, showers, restrooms, handicap accessible. $25 daily parking (weekdays), $30 weekend/holiday parking.

Half Moon Beach at Stage Fort Park, Western Avenue off Route 133. Lifeguards (9-5), restrooms, picnic area, handicap accessible. $10 daily parking (weekdays), $15 weekend/holiday parking.

Wingaersheek Beach, 232 Atlantic St., Lifeguards (9-5), food, restrooms, showers, handicap accessible. $25 daily parking (weekdays), $30 weekend/holiday parking. Harwich Atlantic Avenue Beach, Atlantic Avenue, Bike ramp. $20 daily parking, $150 seasonal parking, $65 weekly for non-resident, $125 for two weeks.

Bank Street Beach, Bank Street. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, boardwalk, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking, $150 seasonal parking, $65 weekly for non-resident, $125 for two weeks.

Earle Road Beach, Earle Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, boardwalk, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking, $150 seasonal parking, $65 weekly for non-resident, $125 for two weeks.

Red River Beach, Uncle Venie's Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms, canoe/kayak launch, bike ramp, canoe/kayak launch. $20 daily parking, $150 seasonal parking, $65 weekly for non-resident, $125 for two weeks. Hull Nantasket Beach, Route 3A. Lifeguards, shopping, biking, carousel, restrooms, bathhouse, boating, fishing, handicap accessible. $10 daily parking ($12 for out-of-state vehicles). Ipswich Crane Beach, 310 Argilla Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, bathhouses, showers, picnic area, fishing, walking trails, handicap accessible. Weekday parking: $15 for Trustees of Reservations (thetrustees.org) members, $25 non-members; weekends and holidays $20 for Trustees of Reservations members, $30 non-members. $5 motorcycle parking. Lynn King's Beach, Lynn Shore Drive. $5 in-state vehicles, $7 out-of-state vehicles. Manchester-by-the-Sea Singing Beach, 119 Beach St. Food, bathhouse, restrooms, $25 non-resident vehicles, $5 walk-on fee. Martha's Vineyard East Beach, Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, Edgartown. Hiking trails, adults $5, Trustees of Reservations members and children under 15 free.

Eastville Beach, 59 Beach Road. Oak Bluffs. Fishing, handicap accessible, free parking.

Fuller Street Beach, 90 Fuller St., Edgartown. Handicap accessible, very limited free parking.

Joseph A. Sylvia State Beach, 180 Beach Road between Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Lifeguards at Edgartown end of beach. Accessible by bike path.

Katama Beach (South Beach State Park), Atlantic Drive, Edgartown. Surf fishing allowed, lifeguards (9-5), restrooms, food, handicap accessible.

Lake Tashmoo Beach, Herring Creek Road, Vineyard Haven. Picnic area, lifeguards, parking.

Lighthouse Beach, North Water Street, Edgartown. Limited parking.

Lobsterville Beach, Lobsterville Road, Aquinnah. Fishing, limited free parking, but none on Lobsterville Road.

Long Point Wildlife Refuge Beach, Hughe's Thumb Road, West Tisbury. Wooded trails, restrooms, visitor center. $10 admission per car plus $5 per adult, $5 pedestrian/bicyclist, free for Trustees of Reservations members and children 15 and under.

Menemsha Beach, Basin Road, Chilmark. Lifeguards, restrooms, food, parking. Free parking.

Moshup Beach (Aquinnah Beach), Gay Head, Aquinnah. Restrooms, picnic area, boardwalk, food. $15 daily parking (10-minute walk from parking area).

Oak Bluffs Town Beach, Seaview Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Restrooms, parking.

Owen Park Beach, 19 Owen Park Way, Vineyard Haven. Lifeguards, restrooms, food, bandstand, parking.

Tisbury Town Beach, Owen Little Way, Vineyard Haven. Side street parking only. Mashpee South Cape Beach State Park, Great Oak Road. Restrooms, lifeguards, hiking trails. $12 daily parking ($14 out-of-state vehicles). Nahant Canoe Beach, 430 Nahant Road. Nearby park.

Long Beach, Nahant Road. Restrooms, showers, ball field, bandstand, lifeguards. $5 daily parking ($7 for out-of-state vehicles). Nantucket Children's Beach, South Beach Street. Parks, playground, food, picnic area, lifeguards, restrooms, showers, parking, free Friday night movies, Sunday night concerts.

Cisco Beach, Hummock Pond Road. Lifeguards, parking, biking.

Dionis Beach, Eel Point Road. Restrooms, showers, lifeguards, parking.

Francis Street Beach, Francis Street. Restrooms, turtle climb/kayak rentals. No parking.

Jetties Beach, 4 Bathing Beach Road. Restrooms, lifeguards, food, playground, boardwalk, handicapped accessible, showers, parking.

Madaket Beach, Madaket Road. Restrooms, bike path, lifeguards, parking.

Miacomet Beach, Miacomet Road. Lifeguards, parking.

Siasconset Beach, Codfish Park Road. Restrooms, lifeguards, bike path, parking.

Surfside Beach, Surfside Road. Restrooms, lifeguards, bike path, equipment rentals, food, picnic areas, handicapped accessible, showers, parking. Orleans Nauset Beach, Beach Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, handicap accessible. Off road vehicles with special permits. $20 daily parking, $75 one week, $220 seasonal.

Skaket Beach, West Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking, $75 one week, $220 seasonal.

South Orleans Beach, Route 28. No fees, lifeguards or facilities; limited parking. Plymouth Ellisville Harbor State Park Beach, Route 3A. Fishing, parking available.

Plymouth Beach, 137 Warren Ave. Lifeguards, food, restrooms. $15 daily parking. Provincetown Herring Cove Beach, Race Point Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, handicap accessible. $20 daily parking ($10 for motorcycles, $3 for bikes), $60 annual pass.

Race Point Beach, Race Point Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, bicycle trails, surfing allowed in certain areas. $20 daily parking ($10 for motorcycles, $3 for bikes), $60 annual pass. Revere Revere Beach, Revere Beach Blvd. Lifeguards, fishing, boating, boardwalk, fireworks, bathhouses, concerts, shopping, food, parking available. Rockport Back Beach, Beach Street. Boardwalk, restrooms. Limited meter parking. $25 parking seasonally.

Cape Hedge Beach, South Street. Limited parking available.

Front Beach, Beach Street. Lifeguards, boardwalk, food. Limited meter parking. Shuttle trolley for visitors from downtown.

Long Beach, Long Beach Road. Lifeguards. Limited parking available. Shuttle trolley for visitors from downtown. $25 parking seasonally.

Old Garden Beach, Old Garden Road. Picnic area. Limited parking available.

Pebble Beach, Penzance Road. Limited parking available. Salisbury Salisbury Beach State Reservation, 212 Beach Road. Swimming, boating, fishing, camping, bathhouses, picnic area, restrooms, day-use parking lot. $14 daily parking ($16 for out-of-state vehicles). Sandwich East Sandwich Beach, North Shore Boulevard. Lifeguards, restrooms, boardwalk. $15 daily parking, $50 weekly, $105 seasonal sticker.

Horizons Beach, Town Neck Road. Food. $15 daily parking, $50 weekly, $105 seasonal sticker.

Scusset Beach State Reservation, Scusset Beach Road. Lifeguards, showers, food, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, camping, handicap accessible. $14 daily parking ($16 for out-of-state vehicles).

Town Neck Beach, Town Neck Road. Restrooms, boardwalk. $15 daily parking, $50 weekly, $105 seasonal sticker. South Boston L Street Beach, M Street Beach, Carson Beach, William J. Day Blvd. Pleasure Bay Beach, Castle Island. Picnic area, fishing, food, restrooms. Free public parking. Truro Corn Hill Beach, Corn Hill Road. Restrooms, handicap accessible, boardwalk. Parking $15 daily, $50 weekly, $225 seasonal.

Fisher Beach, Fisher Road. Handicap accessible. Limited parking. $50 weekly, $225 seasonal sticker.

Head of the Meadow Beach, Head of the Meadow Road. Lifeguards, restrooms, surfing, bicycle trails. Parking $15 daily, $50 weekly parking, $225 seasonal sticker. Wareham Onset Beach, Onset Avenue, East Wareham. Lifeguards, bandstand, food, bathrooms, parking. Wellfleet Cahoon Hollow Beach, Corn Hollow Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms. $5 walk-on, $20 daily parking, $55 for three days, $90 weekly, $170 for two weeks, $300 seasonal.

Indian Neck Beach, Samoset Avenue. Restrooms. $55 for three days, $90 weekly, $170 for two weeks, $300 seasonal.

Marconi Beach, Marconi Beach Road. Lifeguards, showers, restrooms, boardwalk. $20 daily parking ($10 for motorcycles, $3 for bikes), $60 annual pass.

Mayo Beach, Kendrick Avenue. Restrooms, boardwalk, playground, parking.

Newcomb Hollow Beach, Gross Hill Road. Lifeguards, food, restrooms. $55 for three days, $90 weekly, $170 for two weeks, $300 seasonal.

White Crest Beach, Ocean View Drive. Lifeguards, food, restrooms. $5 walk-on, $20 daily parking, $55 for three days, $90 weekly, $170 for two weeks, $300 seasonal. Westport Horseneck Beach State Reservation, 5 John Reed Road. Biking, fishing, hunting, restrooms, picnic area, showers, walking trails, handicap accessible. $13 daily parking ($15 for out-of-state vehicles). Yarmouth Smuggler's Beach, South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth. Restrooms, lifeguards, food, showers, boardwalk, boat ramp, fishing, handicap accessible. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal.

Bay View Beach, Bay View Street. Restrooms, handicap accessible. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal.

Colonial Acres Beach, Standish Road. Restrooms, boardwalk. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal.

Englewood Beach, Berry Avenue, West Yarmouth. Restrooms, playground, boat launching, handicap accessible. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal.

Grays (Bass Hole) Beach, Center Street. Restrooms, lifeguards, boardwalk, picnic area. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal.

Parkers River Beach (Beachwood), Beachwood Road, South Yarmouth. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, playground, gazebo, swimming lessons. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal sticker.

Sea Gull Beach, Sea Gull Beach Road. Lifeguards, food, showers, restrooms, boardwalk, swimming lessons, handicap accessible. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal sticker.

Seaview Beach, South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth. Lifeguards, restrooms, boardwalk, picnic area, swimming lessons. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal sticker.

Thatcher Park Beach, South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth. $15 daily parking, $70 weekly, $175 seasonal sticker.