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Wonderful beach. Perfect for families.

It is a family tradition to visit Chatham every summer, and by doing so for 12 years I have... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Ser1ous08
Relaxing

A perfect beach. In the summer we will stay at the first beach as we have our grandchildren with us... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Mary B
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Saugerties, New York
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All reviews lots of parking food truck labor day per day trail leading watch the sun parking fee warm water easy parking great for kids every summer high tide seaweed waves sand lighthouse lifegaurds
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

It is a family tradition to visit Chatham every summer, and by doing so for 12 years I have developed a certain love for the place. Hardings beach is perfect for all of your needs. If you have kids who love bogey boarding or playing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ser1ous08
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A perfect beach. In the summer we will stay at the first beach as we have our grandchildren with us and there is a bathroom right there. But after Labor Day the bathroom is closed so we went to the second beach. It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We beachcomber in the morning at low tide and came back at 3:30 for the waves at high tide. Warm water, great waves, great rocks., all for a $20 per day parking fee. There was even a "lending library" with paperbacks near the entrance. Bathrooms...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

For seven years we have vacationed in Chatham and have enjoyed the swimming and sunbathing on Hardings Beach. There are two sections; one has direct access to a bathroom and a shower. Both have lifegaurds and it has a cost to park. Some walk and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SGuild2014
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a fun place to watch the fishermen feed the seals around noon each day. It's worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GlobeGlimpse
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We rented a cottage that was walkable to Harding Beach. Having been on the Cape for years, we expected seaweed, but did not find that the sand in the water was "firm footing."

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tophinnie
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We didn't go on the best of days, but we made the most of it. There is a trail that goes the length of the beach offset from the ocean. I would recommend that you walk the trail to the end (the lighthouse), and then...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank pgrandst
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Have loved this beach for years. First our children, now our Grandchildren and all of us. Fun! Lots of parking, clean beach, Bathrooms,and even Food truck ——with ice cream!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mnburns14
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch the sunset . Easy parking. Being October crowds weren't an issue. Bring a chair and watch the sun go down

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 309jenm
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our favorite Cape beach! Water temps in summer are comfortable and if you take a bit of a walk, there is a beautiful decommissioned lighthouse at the end near the channel.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Toni L
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nancy b
25 July 2018|
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Response from Tophinnie | Reviewed this property |
According to the Chatham town regulations, dogs are not allowed on the beach during the summer season.
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victber
8 August 2017|
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Response from KRoHuntington_NY |
Sandy but depending on high or low tide there are shells and rocks as you enter the water.
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