Seaview Avenue Beach & Boat Ramp

The beach and boat ramp at Seaview Avenue in Fairhaven offer paddlers, boaters, and beach explorers access to the clear, dazzling waters of Nasketucket Bay. Operated by the town of Fairhaven, this scenic spot on Sconticut Neck is a perfect launching point for your next Buzzards Bay adventure.

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a boy looks at a worm in a net on Seaview Avenue Beach in Fairhaven

Bring along a net, a bucket, and a seashore field guide, and you’ll be amazed at the unique shore life you might find at Seaview Avenue Beach!

Located at the foot of Seaview and Ocean avenues off Sconticut Neck Road in Fairhaven, this public beach and boat ramp sits on the shores of Little Bay and Nasketucket Bay. Visitors can gaze straight across the water to Nasketucket Bay State Reservation, whose protected woods and beach provide a beautiful natural backdrop.

From beginner kayakers to expert sailors, boaters of all levels can use the boat ramp at Seaview Avenue to access Buzzards Bay. Paddle north along the calm, marshy shoreline of Little Bay, or cruise south toward West Island and the Bay’s open waters. Boats up to 50 feet can launch from here, and small boat owners can keep their vessels at the dinghy storage area for a small annual fee.

Habitats & Wildlife

The mixed sandy, rocky, and marshy shoreline at Seaview Avenue is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts to look for many different kinds of wildlife. Birds such as herons and egrets hunt in the shallow salt marshes. Overhead, gulls and ospreys fly in search of their next meal.

The beach at Seaview Avenue is an exciting place for kids to explore the shoreline. Look for fiddler crabs and hermit crabs crawling along the rocks and marsh grasses. Turn over a few stones, and you might find some more interesting critters that dwell in these hidden spots! We recommend bringing along a seashore field guide to help identify everything you find.

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Details
Hours: Dawn to dusk; beach open late June to early September
Parking: Medium-sized paved parking area
Cost: $7/day (payable on site) or $50/year for Fairhaven boat ramp sticker
Dogs: Yes
Facilities: Boat Ramp, Canoe/Kayak Launch
Boat Ramp: Yes (concrete)
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: Yes

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
65 Seaview Avenue
Fairhaven, MA 02719
41.619991, -70.855602

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Seaview Avenue Beach & Boat Ramp
Fairhaven, MA
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