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Marblehead - Grace Oliver Beach

Access: Public

Parking: Limited Public On-Street Parking

Launch: Sandy/Cobble Beach

Tidal Influences: Not Sensitive

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


Grace Oliver Beach

Photo Credit: Google

Grace Oliver Beach, a community beach located off Beacon Street, is less than one acre in size. It is located directly across from Crowninshield Island (formerly Brown's Island) and is a favorite among kayakers for its small sandy beach and protected cove. There are no restrooms or other facilities.

Grace Oliver View

Grace Oliver Beach at low tide may produce some complications with a beach launch, since the beach's substrate is a mix of rocks and sand.


Grace Oliver Beach Access

Grace Oliver Beach is a favorite spot for families with young children. There are several steps going down to the beach from the road.


Featured Trails of Marblehead

Trails from Grace Oliver

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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.