Long Wharf Landing and Jones Salt Marsh – Gloucester, MA

Long Wharf and Jones Salt Marsh is an public coastal area in Gloucester that doesn’t

View from Long Wharf of the Jones Salt Marsh.a

View from Long Wharf of the Jones Salt Marsh.a

look like much from the road but is a great place to enjoy a summer day.  This small public parking area and boat landing is a great place to launch a small boat, fish or just hop in the water to cool off on a hot day.  It is a great alternative if Crane Beach or some of the other popular spots are thronged on a hot summer day.  It is also in the middle of a large salt marsh which is on the most biodiverse habitats in the world!

Facilities, Directions and Other Information:

Long Wharf is a very basic place with no facilities other than space to park.  On a hot weekend day in the summer parking might become limited.  There is no fee to use

Salt March Information Sign

Salt March Information Sign

Long Wharf and it is located off Atlantic St. on the way to Gloucester.  If you’re using a GPS device the following address and GPS coordinates should put you at the turnoff for Long Wharf:

64 Atlantic St.
Gloucester, MA 01930
42.642619, -70.698382