Welcome!

We hope you enjoy your visit to Nantasket Beach in the town of Hull, MA.  Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Lifeguards are on duty from late June to early September. Nantasket Beach has been a popular summer destination for city dwellers since the middle of the 19th century. The reservation encompasses 26 acres along one and a third miles of oceanfront. The historic Paragon Carousel evokes memories of the area’s amusement park history. Band concerts and public dance lessons are popular summertime events.

When are parking fees collected for the DCR Nantasket Beach lots?

Parking fees are collected between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm seven days a week. People arriving early are expected to pay when attendants arrive at 8:00 am or risk getting a ticket. We notify the early arrivals by signage and notices we place on windshields.  As of July 1st, 2017, daily parking in the DCR lots is $15.00 per cars with in-state plates, $20.00 per car with out-of-state plates.

Can I purchase a parking pass for the summer?

If you have a MA registration, you can go to the DCR office at 215 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, and purchase a calendar year pass for $60.  It is good at the DCR (State) parking lots at Nantasket Beach and also at other DCR properties throughout the Commonwealth.

How do I get to Nantasket Beach in Hull?

When are Nantasket Beach comfort stations open?

Comfort stations open at 7:00 am daily. The Cook and Tivoli close at 6:00 pm.  The MJM Bath House and Waiting room close at 8:00 pm.

Where can I park when I come to Hull?

Great question! Take a look at the map that shows all places you can park to come to beautiful Nantasket Beach!

Are dogs allowed on Nantasket Beach?

Dogs are permitted seasonally.  Dogs are prohibited from May 1st until September 15th on Nantasket Beach Reservation and from June 1st until September 15th on all Town of Hull beaches.

How do I get more information about anything and everything Nantasket Beach?

Contact the local office of the Department of Conservation and Recreation at 781-925-1777.  Click here for a link to their website.

Are there restaurants near the beach?

There are!  In fact, there are great restaurants throughout Hull either walking distance or a short car ride away.  Some even deliver to the beach.  Click here for a link to our restaurant members.

How do I find out when high tide is at Nantasket Beach in Hull?

There are many places on the Internet to look up high tide at Nantasket Beach.  Click here for one we like.

How do I get permission to shoot a film in Hull?

Reach out to the Executive Director of the Hull Film Office, Randy Veraguas at Randy.Veraguas@Hotmail.com or call 781-635-5414.

What's the schedule for music at the Bernie King Pavilion this summer?

Photo Credit: Patti Abbate