Lighthouse Beach Chatham


Lighthouse Beach in Chatham, Massachusetts is a beautiful spot to visit any time of the year. The beach is located only about a half-mile from downtown Chatham which makes it a popular walking destination. The beach is extremely vast and very clean. The total distance of the beach is well over a mile long at low tide. During the summer months, the beach can get crowded and parking is minimal. Be sure to check out Chatham Lighthouse before or after visiting the beach! The beach and the lighthouse share a parking lot.

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Beach Specs

  • Type: Ocean (white sand)
  • Length: ~1 miles
  • Waves: Usually calm
  • Popularity: High
  • Key features: The beach is located right next to the iconic Chatham Lighthouse. Beach facilities are limited as there are no lifeguards, food options, or changing rooms.

Lighthouse Beach Chatham Location

  • Address: 30 Main St
  • Town: Chatham
  • State: Massachusetts
  • GPS: Lat 41.671008 Lng -69.949489
  • Parking Notes: There are 44 parking spots located at the Lighthouse Overlook which is free for 30 minutes. Parking violations are strictly enforced at the overlook. If you’re looking to stay the day at the beach, you can purchase a Chatham beach pass and park on Bridge Street. Additionally, parking is available in downtown Chatham for free.
  • Parking Directions: HERE
  • Location Directions: HERE


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