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Half Moon Beach in Gloucester, MA

Half Moon is a small quiet beach located in historic Stage Fort Park. It gets its' name from the crescent shape of the beach. Lifeguards are on duty Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily.

Restrooms are located nearby at the Visitors Center and there are plenty of areas to enjoy a picnic or cookout. Parking is available in the parking lot for $10 per vehicle weekdays and $15 weekends and holidays. Alcohol, floatation devices, and inflatable objects are prohibited.

The beach is handicapped accessible with a concrete ramp leading down to the beach area

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Directions: Take Exit 14 off Rte 128 North. At the bottom of the ramp, bear right onto Rte 133. Follow to the end with the Harbor in front of you. Take a right onto Western Ave and then a left into Stage Fort Park.

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