So many beaches and swimming areas across the Northeast have been closed recently because of rising bacteria levels. Many of our favorite watering holes have been classified as dangerous from the Massachusetts Department of Health. Last week more than 50 beaches were shut down. Luckily, living in Massachusetts has it’s advantages with a wide array of swimming options available. Where are the cleanest places to swim in MA? Let’s dig in. Here, you will find 13 of the cleanest, most beautiful places to take a dip in Massachusetts.
There are some of the most scenic, immaculate, sparkling spots to dip your toes and dunk your head that are still open, and unaffected by the closures. These swimming areas offering crystal clear waters. They are some of the cleanest places to swim. You’ll find places to safely swim stretching from the North Shore to Cape Cod. You’ll discover new places in western Mass and metro-west. These are 13 of the cleanest, most beautiful places to take a dip in Massachusetts.
As long as I have lived here, I feel like I know every town name and beach. But looking at these places reported on by Only In Your State, I was pleasantly surprised to learn, I had much to discover! There are beaches you’d expect to be on this list, like on Cape Cod. But Worcester Country and spots in Western MA also have perfectly pure places to cool off that are deliciously clear. From oceanside to pondside, take a look at some of the most unspoiled swimming areas around.