Chatham Cape Cod Beaches - Ridgevale Beach
Chatham's Ridgevale Beach is one of the most popular family-oriented beach on Nantucket Sound. It's located at the end of Ridgevale Road which intersects with Rt 28 across from Chatham Pottery in South Chatham.
The warm, calmer waters of Nantucket Sound make for ideal swimming well past Labor Day and the tidal pools, large sandy beach and lifeguard on-duty make for a perfect family day at the beach. Children gather together inn groups to play in the tidal pools that are tucked back behind the main ocean-front beach. A parking pass is required, but they're well worth the price and are good for any other beach in town. If you're staying longer then a week go ahead and get a season pass. Beach stickers for non-resident parking can only be purchased with cash at the on-site beach booth.