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Cressy Beach (Gloucester)

Located on the western edge of Stage Fort Park in Gloucester MA, Cressy Beach overlooks Gloucester Harbor making it a great spot for relaxing, soaking up the sun, and taking in the sights. Though it is fairly rocky in spots, the beach offers plenty of sand and great swimming. 

In addition to its proximity to downtown Gloucester, with its wide variety of restaurants, Stage Fort Park has its own small restaurant and ice cream shop, as well as many picnic tables and outdoor grilling areas for ocean-side family meals. Please note that while dogs are allowed in Stage Fort Park, they are not allowed on the beaches.

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

Where to Stay near Cressy Beach

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