East Chop Beach

Located just to the west of the entrance to the Oak Bluffs Harbor. Public access is off the East Chop Yacht Club.


This small beach provides wonderful view of Nantucket Sound and the colorful harbor boating activity.

State Beach

Approximately 4 miles of pristine beach stretching from the first bridge after Hart Haven to the town line of Edgartown. Access is by car, bike, bus or on foot.For most of this beach, there is access across the street to the shoreline of Sengekontacket Pond. Both, the pond and Nantucket Sound are ideal places to wind surf. Shell fishing is allowed by special permit only. Permits may be purchased at the Town Hall on Shool Street in the Board of Selectmen Office.

Inkwell Beach

Located between the Steamship Authority Wharf and the shore of Farm Pond. Life Guards are on duty during the season and access is by car, bike or on foot