Half Moon is a small quiet beach located in historic Stage Fort Park. It gets its name from the crescent shape of the beach. Lifeguards are on duty Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily. Restrooms are located nearby at the Visitors Center and there are plenty of areas to enjoy a picnic or cookout. Alcohol, floatation devices, and inflatable objects are prohibited. The beach is handicapped accessible with a concrete ramp leading down to the beach area.

New Online Non-Resident Beach Parking Reservations for Good Harbor Beach, Wingaersheek Beach, Stage Fort Park.

The City of Gloucester’s non-resident beach parking reservation system is now open! Reservations are required for non-residents starting  Memorial Day Weekend (March 28, 2022) and must be made via the website. Visit Gloucester Yodel Pass website to purchase non-resident beach parking reservations for Good Harbor Beach, Wingaersheek Beach, and Stage Fort Park.