A stretch of white sand beach along the east side of the island. Crescent Beach stretches along the Island's east coast from Old Harbor (where the ferries dock) to Clay Head. It connects Surf Beach and Baby Beach to the south with Scotch Beach and Mansion Beach, to the north.
The Frederick J. Benson Pavillion, also known as the "Town Beach" is located at the heart of Crescent Beach. It has a fully operated concession stand and visitors may also rent chairs, cabanas, umbrellas and boogie boards. There are lifeguards, showers and bathroom facilities as well.
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