The Clearest Pond In Massachusetts Is Almost Too Beautiful To Be Real

When you’re looking for a beautiful, clean place to lay your beach towel, look no further than this sparkling pond on Cape Cod. Located in Osterville, Joshua Pond is a small swimming hole with some of the clearest water in Massachusetts.

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If you’re coming with kids, they’ll love the small playground that perfect for smaller children. There is a lifeguard on duty during the summer until August, so you can feel a bit more at ease dipping into that beach read as the family plays.

Parking here is residents only, so plan to bike in from Main Street or get dropped off by a willing pal if you don’t live locally. You can find Joshua Pond by taking the last right on Tower Hill Road off Main Street in Osterville, just before you reach Pond Street. Click here for a map and directions. For more summer inspiration, check out these 11 gorgeous lakes you must check out this season.