Hampton Beach State Park

Park and Beach
160 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

Hampton Beach State Park provides year-round recreation, with Atlantic ocean-front facilities situated along miles of sandy beach. Activities in the park include swimming, fishing, picnicking, and RV camping with full hook-ups in the campground.

9.1/10

Based on 143 votes

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  • Leann H.

    must go looking for crabs and shells at the rocks.

    Leann Hanson · April 2, 2010
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  • Joe D.

    Hampton Beach was rated in the top 3 cleanest beaches in the United States.

    Joe D · July 6, 2010
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  • Stacey B.

    Watch for undertow

    Stacey Berube · June 21, 2011
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  • Examiner.com

    Coopers Beach is hundreds of yards wide with white quartz sand. Rated in 2010 as the #1 beach pick. Read more

    Examiner.com · April 7, 2011
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  • USA TODAY

    Blink's Fry Doe features piping-hot slabs of fried dough garnished with your choice of 20 different toppings — mix and match to create mild or wild combinations. Read more

    USA TODAY · June 17, 2013
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  • Paul H.

    Best beach within a decent driving distance from Boston.

    Paul H. · May 27, 2011
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  • Barbara B.

    Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpture contest

    Barbara Baylis · June 17, 2012
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  • Timothy D.

    Watch out for camel toes

    Timothy Dowd · May 26, 2012
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  • Elliott S.

    A Beach for the Riches and a Beautiful place to go

    Elliott Smith · November 10, 2011
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  • Amy L.

    White trash hog heaven.

    Amy Lafayette · August 10, 2013
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  • Eric C.

    Hey litter bugs. Is it that hard to take your refuse with you? The only real trash on this beach is you.

    Eric C · June 23, 2013
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  • Candace

    If you are at the Hampton Beach Seafood Fest PLEASE don't leave without trying Ertie's Seafood Bisque. Omg! It's the best ever.

    Candace · September 8, 2012
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  • morgan

    Good luck if it's over eighty degrees and the bridge is up. Use 101 instead of 286 if you can.

    morgan · June 24, 2012
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  • Stephanie R.

    Great beach for people watching

    Stephanie R · May 26, 2012
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  • John S.

    Such a great ... wall.

    John Schauster · July 29, 2011
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  • Eric J.

    Watch out along te rocks near the drawbridge! Those crabs PINCH!!!

    Eric Jones · July 4, 2011
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  • Joseph T.

    Shave before you get here!!!!

    Joseph Tello · June 30, 2011
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  • Peter S.

    Will always be the #1 beach in my book!

    Peter Schauster · August 4, 2010
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  • Don D.

    Showers, changing rooms, and res facilities available. Get here early crowds fast on a sunny summer day.

    Don Diamant · August 8, 2014
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  • Ronald S.

    Don't drink the water

    Ronald Strozewski · August 30, 2013
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  • SooFab

    Awesome and Super clean beach. Lots to do and plenty places to eat. Ice cream and lobster rolls at The Beach Plum

    SooFab · August 8, 2013
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  • Chick d.

    Did you know, Hampton Beach is rated one of the Cleanest beaches in America!

    Chick de la Paz · July 9, 2013
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  • 5-hour ENERGY® Zone

    The 5-hour ENERGY® Sampling Team will have a booth set up at the 2012 Reach the Beach NH relay! Stop by on September 14 & 15, 2012 for your free sample!

    5-hour ENERGY® Zone · September 14, 2012
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  • Ann C.

    Fabulous food from lots of local restaurants & great people watching!

    Ann Cummings · September 7, 2012
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  • Whales T.

    We're offering the best food on the beach... and 10% off your meal when you check-in at the Whales Tale 2!

    Whales Tale 2 · June 25, 2012
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  • Ben

    Nice state run bathrooms. Pretty clean all things considered.

    Ben · June 1, 2012
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  • jEn S.

    Let your mind be free or wonder as you look out into the deep sea ocean. Rest and Relaxation, this is where it's @!

    jEn SpErO · February 19, 2012
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  • Ty S.

    Go to north beach. All numbers no letters, cinnamon rainbows and surfing all day.

    Ty Smith · January 18, 2012
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  • Richard R.

    Hampton Beach is great year round, and the Atlantic Breeze Suites happens to be open year round. Don't be Sour this year be Suite.

    Richard Roy · December 6, 2011
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  • Alison W.

    Remember to pickup your trash. Keep our beaches clean!

    Alison W. · October 18, 2011
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  • Ashley O.

    Arrive early in the morning, when parking is still available and the beach is absolutely pristine.

    Ashley Odell · September 12, 2011
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  • Sheryl L.

    Fried oreos are to die for!!!

    Sheryl L · September 11, 2011
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  • Michael M.

    The shops and food hasn't changed in 30 years, maybe it's time?

    Michael McKennedy · August 23, 2011
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  • jonathan e.

    Poseidon should be mayor.

    jonathan everitt · July 31, 2011
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  • Jack F.

    Bring bail money $$$$

    Jack Feeley · June 30, 2011
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  • Erin W.

    The best beach around! Watch out for the faireys

    Erin Wile · June 15, 2011
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  • John W.

    Head-high surf w/ offshore winds.

    John W · November 6, 2010
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  • Deborah F.

    Close my eyes and we are the corona commerical! Very quiet as far as people go.

    Deborah Fitzpatrick · September 6, 2010
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  • Mike B.

    Great views and friendly people.

    Mike Barker · November 9, 2014
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  • Lori G.

    Still celebrating Paul's birthday

    Lori Gregoire · September 14, 2014
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  • Sean R.

    It's a beach. *shrug*

    Sean Rourke · August 12, 2014
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  • Quinn B.

    Put your parking receipt in your Window or they'll leave you a ticket. End up paying twice..

    Quinn Brathwaite · July 13, 2014
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  • Anthony C.

    Come early. Parking fills up FAST!! Nice beach, though!!!

    Anthony Comella · June 29, 2014
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  • Doug L.

    Great place to go in the summer

    Doug Laporte · June 29, 2014
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  • Cathy D.

    We have a state park plate so get to park at the state beach for free, otherwise it's 15.00. Great waves for boogie boards, clean... Has bath house, store that sells food, kites, etc

    Cathy Dube Penner · June 16, 2014
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  • Renee F.

    Blinks dried dough is the best but don't try tasty foods it tastes old yuk

    Renee Field · June 8, 2014
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  • Kyle P.

    Seashell Pavilion

    Kyle Pimental · March 21, 2014
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  • Kyle P.

    Seashell Pavillion

    Kyle Pimental · March 21, 2014
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  • Monika M.

    The New Hampshire seacoast is fantastic. Lots of places to eat and spots to pull over and enjoy the view and plain old fashioned people watching.

    Monika McGillicuddy · October 12, 2013
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  • Katelyn B.

    Such a great beach !! <3

    Katelyn Blaine · September 19, 2013
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