Tidal Pool Day Trips from Western MA

Day Trip: Tidal Pool & Maritime Centers

Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, MA … home to tidal pools and Maritime Gloucester.

Recently one of our readers, Shoshana King, was planning a day-trip to the ocean and wanted to visit a tidal pool with her family.  We asked our readers on Facebook if they could recommend a coastal area/park with great tide pools along the New England coastline.  We received several suggestions…

Harold Murphy recommended Paine’s Creek Beach on Cape Cod in Brewster, MA, and their nearby extensive tidal sand flats. Robert P. Ross recommended both York and Ogunquit beach in Southern Maine as a closer option than Cape Cod, and Amy Meltzer suggested Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA. All terrific suggestions, but Shoshanna ending up going with Dana Fenner Olivo’s recommendation, Wingaersheek Beach, located in the western end of Gloucester, MA…

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