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New Sand At Nauset Beach On Cape Cod.

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When we took a ride to Nauset Beach last week, we were surprised to see how much work was being done to the parking lot and the sand dunes. They have brought in huge amounts of sand to build up the dunes. (There are additional photographs at the end of the blog.)

They have also taken some of the parking lot away to make room for the extra sand as the ocean keeps moving inward.

The first photograph is of the restrooms. You can see there is only a small strip of sand dune between the building and the beach. The ocean looks mighty close. In the next 2 photographs you can see where the parking lot has been dug out and sand piled on. It is an amazing work in progress.

We’ll  keep you posted as they work on ever popular Nauset Beach before the summer. Amazing, don’t you think?

Nauset Beach On Cape Cod Is Changing With Lots Of New Sand!

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Nauset Beach, a very popular beach in Orleans and part of the National Seashore, got hit by two huge Nor’easters last winter and lost Liam’s, its famous Clam Shack as well as a huge amount of dune sand.

They have brought in an unbelievable amount of sand this past month to build up the dunes. You can see the new sand, as it’s a much lighter color than the original sand. With the new sand, the dunes are now 15-20 feet high. You can also see where they have put in some fences and planted some beach grass, hoping to contain the dunes. We’ve been lucky so far this winter. I’m sure everyone has their fingers crossed.

Gorgeous beach, don’t you think? Have you ever been to Nauset Beach?

The Cattails Were Huge Overlooking Nauset Marsh On Cape Cod.

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I love the hike from Doane Rock to Coast Guard Beach and the little off-shoot trail that overlooks Nauset Marsh. I thought this was such a cool photograph of the tall cattails with Nauset Marsh and Nauset Beach in the background.

And then I was editing it with my new camera and couldn’t decide which one I liked better. What do you think?