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Fort Beach
Front St & Fort Beach Ln, Marblehead, MA 01945
Accessible by a staircase at the foot of the road, this small, rocky beach offers wide views of the Marblehead NeckMore coast out to the historic light tower. According to the town, local fishermen still use Fort Beach to tie up their boats, and the lines can often be seen fastened to large boulders along the beach.
Gas House Beach
Gas House Ln & Orne St, Marblehead, MA 01945
This small community beach is located at the end of what looks like a private driveway off Orne St. This beach got itsMore name from a plant on the site that processed gas for the town's street lamps in the 19th century.
Grace Oliver Beach
Beacon St & Crowninshield Rd, Marblehead, MA 01945

This small, shallow beach is located on Beacon Street near Doliber Point. The More href="http://www.marblehead.org/index.aspx?nid=876">town calls it "an ideal place for children."

Pets are prohibited from the beach.

Stramski's Beach
Stramski Way, Marblehead, MA 01945

Located at the far end of Gerry Playground on Stramski Way, this small beach looks out on Salem Harbor and is aMore popular site for launching boats. A grassy area just before the beach includes several picnic benches and a row of pram racks for smaller boats.

Racks are reserved for boats with a sticker from the Recreation and Parks Department. Swimming is not reccomended at the beach.

Devereux Beach
115 Ocean Ave, Marblehead, MA 01945

Located on Ocean Avenue just before the causeway, Marblehead's most popular beach offers more than five acres ofMore sand, picnic tables, pavilions and playgrounds, plus a nearby restaurant and parking lot.

Lifeguards are on duty once the beach opens for summer in late June. Restrooms are only open when lifeguard staff are present.

During summer months, non-residents must pay $5-$10 to park between 8am and 4pm. Marblehead residents must have a facility sticker or they will be charged the non-resident rate.

Four grills are available for through the Parks and Recreation Department. Bonfires, pets, glass containers and alcohol are prohibited on the beach.

Gerry Playground
26 Stramski Way, Marblehead, MA 01945

Located off West Shore Dr. at the entrance to Stramski's Beach, this park features a small open field and anMore old-fashioned wooden playground. Picnic tables and boat racks are located by the beach.

Dogs, alcohol and glass containers are not allowed in the park. Parking is available for residents in an adjacent lot.

Beach Bluff Cleaners
242 Humphrey St, Marblehead, MA 01945

Beach Bluff Dry Cleaners has been in the commercial and retail dry cleaning business since around 1985. In 2001 itMore became the first in the state to use the GreenEarth Cleaning process. It switched from the hazardous chemical perchloroethylene (PERC) to liquid silicone (essentially, this is like liquid sand, and is safer for people and the environement than traditional dry cleaning chemicals).

Beach Bluff offers same-day service, shirt laundering, seasonal storage, leather cleaning, Uggs cleaning, shoe repair, sneaker cleaning, rug cleaning and wedding gown preservation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Bluff Liquors & Seaview Specialty Baskets
260 Humphrey St, Marblehead, MA 01945
Beach Bluff Liquors is located just a few minutes outside of downtown Marblehead and is a good place to stop for a wideMore selection of wine and liquor as well as snacks, soda and juice. Specialty Baskets refers to the handmade gift baskets that the owner, Pamela, puts together herself. Just tell her the theme, holiday, occasion or ingredients of choice and she will customize it to your budget and liking.
Beach Bluff Park At Preston Beach
1 Preston Beach Rd, Marblehead, MA 01945

After a winter storm leveled this much-cherished park, admirers began feverishly working on itsMore restoration. Through fundraisers and hard hands-on work, this picturesque seaside park is almost restored to its original splendor and beyond.

Most notably, the park's infrastructure now has improved capabilities to handle future storms, as well as the ability to provide visitors with a more serene and uplifting experience with its new Sun Circle. To the casual observer, the Sun Circle has a Stonehenge-like appearance, yet it uniquely consists of 10 thin obelisks. Aside from functioning as a sun calendar, the Sun Circle adds an added sense of peace and tranquility to the bluff.

To learn more about this restoration effort and the organization involved, visit the park's website or join its Facebook group.

Seaside Park
18 Wyman Rd, Marblehead, MA 01945

Located on Atlantic Avenue, across from the Marblehead Police Station, this nearly 34-acre park offers a variety ofMore athletic facilities and wooded trails that extend all the way to the water. On the Atlantic Avenue side, the park features a large open field, a small wood-chip playground, a basketball court, a summer street hockey rink, lighted tennis courts and a baseball diamond with a classic, small-town grandstand.

The wooded section at the back of the park is crisscrossed with walking trails, that include a series of exercise equipment built in 1982. The main path leads to a small rocky beach, called Devereaux Beach.

 

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