Jenness Beach State Park


This oceanfront beach is located along Ocean Boulevard (Route 1A) in Rye. The sandy beach is a great place for families looking to swim or picnic. The beach is open from April through October, but lifeguards are only on duty from the end of May through early September. There are restrooms/changeroom here that are open during the summer season. Parking is available at metered parking spots along Route 1A.

This beach is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
A few clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Jenness Beach State Park is sampled weekly from May 27th to September 2nd

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Jenness Beach State Park


WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
A few clouds

This oceanfront beach is located along Ocean Boulevard (Route 1A) in Rye. The sandy beach is a great place for families looking to swim or picnic. The beach is open from April through October, but lifeguards are only on duty from the end of May through early September. There are restrooms/changeroom here that are open during the summer season. Parking is available at metered parking spots along Route 1A.

This beach is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Jenness Beach State Park is sampled weekly from May 27th to September 2nd

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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