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Seacoast Beaches

There are 5 State Park beaches along the New Hampshire seacoast. Below is some information that might assist in planning your visit to the coast. 

Hampton Beach State Park's North and South Bathhouses are now open. Check signs for up-to-date bathhouse operating hours. Click here for more information on the Hampton Beach Redevelopment Project.

Seacoast Beach Conditions

Seacoast Beach Report including Wallis Sands, Jenness Beach, North Beach, North Hampton Beach, and Hampton Beach State Park Beach.  The report is updated each day starting July 1 to Labor Day. The report reflects the conditions at the time of the report.


2015 Seacoast Beach Lifeguard Schedule

State Beach
Lifeguard Operating Dates
Lifeguard Hours
Wallis Sands
June 13th through September 7th, 2015
9 am to 5 pm daily
June 13th through August 23rd, 2015
10 am to 4:45 pm daily
June 8th through September 7th, 2015
9 am to 5:30 pm daily
North Beach*
June13th through August 23rd, 2015
10 am to 5 pm daily
North Hampton*
June 13th through August 23rd, 2015
10 am to 4:45 pm daily

*Due to the early return to school by a large percentage of lifeguard staff the end dates at North Beach and North Hampton State Beach most likely will be in late August.

Beach Warning Flag System

Please note that flags can change throughout the day depending on current conditions, so check the flags frequently.


Rip Currents

For more information about rip currents, please visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service website.   Download in English | Download in Spanish | Download in French

Beach Advisories

For information on beach advisories, please visit the State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services website page on Beach Advisories.

Seacoast Beaches Parking Options

For information about parking options at Seacoast Beaches, visit our Parking Options web page.

Boating Access Options

For information about boating in New Hampshire, visit the New Hampshire Fish and Game boating webpage.