Nahant Beach Reservation

Nahant Beach Reservation
Nahant Beach Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
Nahant Beach Reservation
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Region Essex County
Municipality Nahant
Location Nahant Road [1]
 - coordinates 42°26′52″N 70°56′20″W / 42.44778°N 70.93889°W / 42.44778; -70.93889
Area 66.514 acres (27 ha) [2]
Location of Nahant Beach Reservation

Nahant Beach Reservation is a protected coastal reservation in Nahant, Massachusetts. It includes 66.5 acres (26.9 ha) of beaches and recreational areas.[2][3] Nahant Road, called Nahant Beach Boulevard when it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003, offers access to 7,000-foot (2,100 m) Long Beach on the Atlantic Ocean side to the east. The reservation includes a boat ramp with access to Lynn Harbor and shares athletic fields with Lynn Shore Reservation in the area around Nahant Rotary, a traffic circle at its northern end.[1]

The reservation is part of the Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston.


  1. ^ a b "DCR’s Lynn Shore and Nahant Beach Reservations map". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 14 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Protected and recreational open space datalayer, Office of Geographic and Environmental Information (MassGIS), Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs -
  3. ^ "Lynn Shore & Nahant Beach Reservation". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 13 December 2009. 

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