Beaches & Outdoor Recreation

Quincy boasts 27 miles of coastline and nearly a dozen beaches that offer swimming, picnicking, trails and more! Quincy's many neighborhood beaches include:

Nickerson Beach
Orchard Beach

Hough's Neck
Edgewater Drive
Rhoda Beach

Sandy Beach
Baker Beache

Quincy Point
Avalon Beach

Wollaston Beach
Located on Quincy Shore Drive, Quincy's largest beach offers 2.5 miles of clean sand, swimming, lifeguards, free parking, a bathhouse with public restrooms, restaurants and local activities such as a Volleyball Challenge during the summer months.

2011 Beach Guide Cover2011Beach Guide available online!

The 2011 Guide to Quincy Beaches is a joint effort of the Quincy Beaches Commission and the Information Technology Department of the City of Quincy. The booklets are printed by the IT Department computer room staff. Printed guides are available at the Ciy Hall reception desk, and various outlets throughout the city.

Get your guide here!

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