Chatham Lighthouse Beach

Chatham Lighthouse Beach

Beach at Chatham Mass Lighthouse.Main Street, Chatham, Massachusetts, United States.An early morning fly with a P3 at the Chatham Massachusetts Lighthouse. A beautiful calm morning with some wonderful views of the surrounding area from the air. Produced by Mark Kuzio of Belfast Maine and MK Aerials. Lighthouse Beach is not guarded by lifeguards. It is swim-at-your-own-risk and is open in most areas. The beach is monitored by beach/boat patrols. The patrols are there to assess the beach, educate the public, prevent and respond to emergencies. The beach/boat patrols are not there to guard you or your families in the water.Chatham has a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly main street. Some of the best seafood around. A storied summer baseball team and theatre, museums, restaurants and inns. But honestly, you come for the beach!Dogs are not allowed from May 1st to September 15th of each year in beach areas, with the exception of seeing-eye animals, and police K-9 animals. Exception is Pleasant Bay (Jackknife), North Chatham. DOGS ALLOWED ON BEACH BEFORE 9:00a.m. AND AFTER 6:00p.m. For Beach and Parks Rules and Regulations, please click here.Six major saltwater beaches welcome visitors with views of Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. The most scenic by far is Chatham Lighthouse Beach.Chatham Lighthouse Beach sits below the watchful gaze of Chatham Light, an active lighthouse at the Coast Guard Station that aids in the navigation of Chatham Waters. Though typically closed to the public, Chatham Light is occasionally open to tourists during the summer months. Admission is free.Below is the ever-changing landscape of Chatham Lighthouse Beach, the largest in town. Only half a mile from downtown, this beautiful expanse of sand offers nature walks out to southern Monomoy Island plus views of the daily migration routes of Chatham's many seals and fishing boats.The waters of Lighthouse Beach are dynamic. The strong currents and tides are influenced by wind and weather conditions. The strength of the current at Lighthouse Beach is significant. It is most dangerous at the south tip of Lighthouse Beach which is closed to swimming. The beginning of the no swim area is marked by signs posted on the beach. Please read and pay attention to all signage. The signs are there to educate and protect the public.

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