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Beach Bluff Park

Atlantic Avenue, Swampscott, MA
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Peaceful sunrise

This small park directly on Preston Beach is a terrific place to watch the sunrise. There are wood... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Mollymaggie1
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great to see the 4 solstices

The fall and spring solstices are very special with a non-denomination ceremony that is very... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
David K
,
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Aug 28, 2017
“Peaceful sunrise”
Jun 29, 2017
“Great to see the 4 solstices”
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Atlantic Avenue, Swampscott, MA
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This small park directly on Preston Beach is a terrific place to watch the sunrise. There are wood walkways thru the soft sand and seaside plantings that are just right.

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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

The fall and spring solstices are very special with a non-denomination ceremony that is very meaningful for all. The sunrise between the basalt columns is very memorable. It is worth the early rise to see this.

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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

...created and maintained by the CIA! No, not that one, it's the Clifton (beach) Improvement Assoc. On a lovely beach location, the CIA has constructed a 'Sun Circle' ~ a series of approximately 8' tall, pairs of slender posts which frame each Solstice/Equinox sunrise ~...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Fabulous place to just hang and enjoy the sights. Parking is a problem and there is no beach during high tide

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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Small nice park for a stop to reflect or share coffee on the benches. High tide waves crashing against the park and low tide access to walk down onto the beach. Interesting stone structures have been erected for those who want to celebrate the solstices...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2014

Beach Bluff Park is on s fairly busy street. It offers beautiful ocean views and is, of course, free.

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

If history or nice are your thing ... well this is not it. If you like boring ... bingo you have found nirvanna

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

At the heart of New England, and old ceremony is resurrected. The Stonehenge culture of sun worshiping is recreated in the park, sun circle of stone columns. This place took some time to design and build so that on some special dates the sun would...More

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