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Salem - Palmer Cove

Parking: Public lot with 10 spots

Launch: Sand to mud

Tidal Influences: Sensitive

Charts: NOAA - 13276 (1:10,000) or NOAA 13274 (1:40,000)


Palmer Cove Point

Photo Credit: Google Image

This very small beach is part of the City of Salem's Palmer Cove Park. There are no restrooms or any other facilities.


Palmer Cove Cobble Beach

Palmer Cove at low tide exposes cobble and very muddy substrate that you do not want to get stuck in! For tidal information, consult The North Shore Tide Charts or another tide source.


Plamer Cove parking

Parking at Palmer Cove is limited to 10 spots at the end of Congress Street. Street parking may be available near by.


Featured Trails from Palmer Cove - Salem

Palmer Cove Trails

Photo Credit: Google

You could also paddle over to Derby Wharf.

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.