US military personnel to receive free access to Chatham Beaches

Valid military ID gets you in for free

   Ridgevale Beach in Chatham at sunset. Photo by John Fitts.

CHATHAM - According to a release from the town of Chatham, on Tuesday, July 14th, the Chatham Parks and Recreation Commission voted to allow active and retired United States Military personnel free access to the following town beaches:

  • Hardings Beach
  • Ridgevale Beach
  • Cockle Cove Beach

A valid military picture ID is required to gain free access to the above beaches. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on