Horse Race - United States, Massachusetts, Montague

Basic Details



JF3M+MG Montague, MA, USA


Horse Race beach is a picturesque location located in Montague, United States. The beach stretches for approximately one mile and features stunning golden sand.


Horse Race also has many amenities, including lifeguards on duty, restroom access, and dogs allowed on the beach during certain times.


Visitors can enjoy a range of activities at the beach, including swimming, sunbathing, beachcombing, fishing, and birdwatching.


For parking, Horse Race beach has a large parking lot available to visitors, which is free of charge. Visitors should note that the parking lot can fill up quickly during peak season, so it's best to arrive early to secure a spot.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Horse Race beach is named after the famous horse races that used to take place on the nearby sand dunes in the early 20th century.


In addition to the beach, visitors can explore the nearby Montague lighthouse, which offers stunning views of Lake Michigan. There are also hiking trails in the area, including the popular Hart-Montague Trail State Park.


There are a variety of nearby restaurants to choose from, including the Old Channel Inn, which offers American cuisine and a beautiful waterfront view. For something a little different, visitors can try the Montague Inn, which serves up delicious Italian cuisine.


For those looking to stay overnight, there are several nearby hotels available. The Weathervane Inn is a popular choice, with its cozy rooms and stunning views of White Lake. The Lake Winds Resort is another option, offering comfortable accommodations and easy access to the beach.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 81/100

Horse Race does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, Horse Race does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Horse Race is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Horse Race is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

Horse Race does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

No, Horse Race maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Horse Race does not have nearby food options – please plan your beach day accordingly.

Horse Race is not known for any activities in particular.

Horse Race does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Horse Race is not dog-friendly.

Horse Race is not generally considered to be good for surfing.