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Seacoast Beaches


A live webcam of Hampton Beach can be found at, Beach Cam Hampton Beach

Parking at Hampton Beach

Day-use parking reservations are now available for Wallis Sands and Hampton South Beach.

Seacoast Parks Are Hiring

Are you looking for a rewarding summer job at the beach? It's not all sun and fun, but it's a great experience and it's on the beach! We have openings available in maintenance, park crew, meter patrol and ocean rescue at all  Seacoast State Parks.

Interested applicants can contact or call 603-227-8722.

Seacoast Beach Lifeguard Schedule

State Beach      Lifeguard Operating Dates Lifeguard Hours
Wallis Sands   June 1 through September 7th 10 am to 5 pm daily
Jenness June 1 through Mid-August 10:15 am. to 4:45 pm, daily      
Hampton  June 1 through through Seafood Festival, September 13          9 am to 5:30 pm daily
North Beach* June 1 through Mid-August 10 am to 5 pm daily
North Hampton*             June 1 through Mid-August 10:15 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 and Jenness most likely will be in mid to 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 current beach advisories.
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Visiting With Your Pet

Pets are restricted seasonally at most of our seacoast beaches. They are not allowed on the beach from May 1 to September 30. Pets are allowed on beaches from October 1 to April 30. Note: Pets are prohibited year-round at North Hampton State Beach.
State Beach Pets Not Allowed Pets Allowed
Wallis Sands             
May 1 - October 31       
November 1 - April 30        
Jenness May 1 - October 31 November 1 - April 30
Hampton May 1 - October 31 November 1 - April 30
North Beach May 1 - October 31 November 1 - April 30
North Hampton Year-round N/A

Animals must be on a standard or rectractable leash not greater than 6 feet in length. Animal owners shall clean up any waste eliminated by their animals and place it in a trash can or remove it off-site. See our Visiting With Pets webpage for more information.

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.
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