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Half Moon Beach (Gloucester)

Half Moon Beach - Sandy Shores, Gloucester, MA
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A small, crescent-shaped beach located in Gloucester’s historic Stage Fort Park, Half Moon Beach offers up great views of Stacy Boulevard and downtown Gloucester. Surrounded on three sides by rocks, vegetation, and trees forming a protected inlet, Half Moon Beach is a perfect spot for your family beach vacation. As the beach is relatively small and sheltered, it is easy to keep an eye on busy children. The beach is handicap accessible, and features on-duty lifeguards and a large parking lot.

Explore other North Shore beaches by checking out our Cape Ann Beaches page.

Where to Stay Near Half Moon Beach

Atlantic Vacation Homes offers a wide variety of vacation rental homes across Gloucester MA and Cape Ann that would be perfect for your Massachusetts beach vacation. To book your accommodations, simply view available vacation rentals and enter your desired dates to get a quote. You can also call toll-free at (855) 853-9143 to speak with a local Guest Experience Specialist.