Wixon Memorial Beach
Located on the east end of Long Pond, Wixon Memorial Beach is a large expanse of sandy beach fronting Long Pond in Harwich, MA. One of Harwich's few freshwater alternatives, Wixon Memorial Beach is ideal for families with young children. Parts of the beach are shaded and there is a specially roped off area for swimming. The calm waters make Wixon Memorial Beach a favorite of kayakers and boating enthusiasts as well. A picnic area provides the perfect complement to spending a lazy day sunning or building sandcastles on the warm sand. Surprisingly, the beach rarely gets crowded even in the prime summer months. Parking is with a resident sticker or daily fee and restroom facilities are on the premises.
Homes dotting the area range from traditional colonials to charming Capes and more contemporary ranches, with many offering water views and deeded beach rights.
Wixon Memorial Beach is located off Cahoon Road on the east side of Long Pond in Harwich.