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Beverly – Independence Park 

Access: Public

Parking: On-Street Parking on Lothrop Street

Launch: Sandy beach

Tidal Influences: Not Sensitive

Charts: NOAA - 13275 (1:25,000) or NOAA 13274 (1:40,000)

 

Independence Park

Photo Credit: Google Image

Independence Park located on Lothrop Street in Beverly provides a large sandy beach for kayak access, but the beach can only be accessed by a steep set of stairs. There are no restrooms or any other facilities.

 

Independence Park

Because of the steep stairs, the buddy system probably will probably be needed to transport kayaks down to the water. A better put-in would be down the street at Dane Street Beach.

 

Independence Park Green

The grassy hill at Independence Park provides the public with a relaxing sunny area overlooking the mouth of Beverly Harbor.

 

Featured Trails from Sandy Point along Independence Park- Beverly

Sandy Point Trails

Photo Credit: Google

For tidal information, consult The North Shore Tide Charts.

The above map provides suggestions for possible routes but is not a navigational map. Please refer to a nautical chart particularly if you are not familiar with the area and always be aware of weather conditions, boat traffic and other safety precautions while out on the water.