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Ocean beaches of Seacoast area are wide, sandy, welcoming

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Hampton Beach State Park

160 Ocean Blvd (Route 1A) Hampton, NH, 03842 Phone: 603-926-3784

Ocean swimming, fishing, RV camping on the shore

This is among the best places for ocean swimming and sunbathing on the short but beautiful New Hampshire Atlantic shoreline. Beach is open weekends starting in late May, and daily June through Labor Day, then on weekends from Labor Day through October. Lifeguards are on duty at the Main Beach. There is a handicap accessible ramp at the Seashell Complex. Park map.
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North Hampton State Beach

Route 1A North Hampton, NH, 03862 Phone: 603-436-1552

Wonderful oceanfront sandy beach. Good for swimming and picnicking. Open weekends starting in late May, then daily from June through September. Call or check Web site for exact opening and closing dates. Bathhouse and lifeguard service after mid-June. Parking meters on Route 1A accept quarters ($1.50 an hour) and tokens. Tokens can be purchased at parking lot south of Hampton Seashell, restroom on Ross Avenue, and restrooms at North Beach, Jenness Beach, and North Hampton State Beach.
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Jenness State Beach

2280 Ocean Blvd (Route 1A) Rye, NH, 03870 Phone: 603-436-1552

Small and family friendly sandy beach with bathhouse

Sandy beach is excellent for swimming and picnicking. Bathhouse; lifeguards after mid-June. Parking meters on Route 1A accept quarters ($1.50 an hour) and tokens. Tokens can be purchased at parking lot south of Hampton Seashell, restroom on Ross Avenue, and restrooms at North Beach, Jenness Beach, and North Hampton State Beach. The beach is open weekends starting in late May, then daily from June through September. Call or check Web site for exact opening and closing dates.
Wallis Sands State Beach

1050 Ocean Blvd. (Route 1A) Rye, NH, 03870 Phone: 603-436-9404

Small sandy family beach with lifeguards

Oceanfront swimming, views of the Isles of Shoals, and a sandy beach especially good for families. Picnicking allowed; no fires. Beach is open weekends starting in late May, then daily, June through September. Call or check Web site for exact opening and closing dates. Facilities a store, bathhouses, showers, and lifeguards after mid-June. Pets not allowed. Admission fee by vehicle.
North Beach

Route 1A Hampton, NH, 03842 Phone: 603-436-1552

Beautiful oceanfront setting with a sandy beach that is ideal for swimming and picnicking. Parking meters on Route 1A accept quarters ($1.50 an hour) and tokens. Tokens can be purchased at parking lot south of Hampton Seashell, restroom on Ross Avenue, and restrooms at North Beach, Jenness Beach, and North Hampton State Beach. Facilities beach include a bathhouse and lifeguards, on duty after mid-June.