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On the bay and small

Small beach. 20 for parking. That’s a little steep but it’s a small beach so not huge crowds... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Christine N
via mobile
Go at low tide and sunset

Cooks Brook Beach is great for exploring the sandbars at low tide. They seem to go on forever... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Gino G
San Diego, California
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“high tide”(2 reviews)
“permit”(2 reviews)
“bay”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Steele Rd., Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Small beach. 20 for parking. That’s a little steep but it’s a small beach so not huge crowds. BEAUTIFUL sunset view

1  Thank Christine N
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Cooks Brook Beach is great for exploring the sandbars at low tide. They seem to go on forever. Dig some razor clams, pick up a shell or two, and play with the hermit crabs. Great place for kids to experience some nature. And then go...More

1  Thank Gino G
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. We were staying in the area and it was easy to get to. Spent a couple afternoons here and many evenings. The beach is tiny at high tide but enormous at low tide. Honestly, I've never seen a low tide...More

Thank Nora K
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice parking area and beach for walking or viewing and photographing sunsets. Rocks to left and right of parking area to sit on.

Thank losttherace
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful sunsets from Cook's Brook Beach, especially at low tide. There are nicer beaches for daytime use but head there to enjoy outstanding sunsets.

Thank DebR1974
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful small bay side beach popular with the locals. One of the most incredible and enjoyable places to view a sunset!

1  Thank CB1HC
Reviewed 1 August 2016

For something different we visited Cooks Brook for a great day on the beach and the sand flats of Eastham. On a warm day with an afternoon high tide, those sand bars tend to heat up the water as it rolls in, pushing those temps...More

1  Thank MeridenTW
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This beach was very close to our rental on the bay. It is clean and flat with easy parking. Since it is a town beach it requires a town use permit. The bay is a great option for families with small children. When the tide...More

1  Thank rflormann
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