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5/28/2017 10:39:33 AM
Sandy Neck Beach Status


Off Road Vehicle
Updated: 5/22/2017 12:49:36 PM

ORV beach open to Trail 6.

We are anticipating large tides on Memorial Day weekend. Please plan accordingly.

There is a 0.4 mile day tripper only section of beach set up near the portable toilet facilities.

Speed limit on the ORV corridor is 5mph

Camp Fires
Updated: 9/6/2016 10:26:30 AM

Weather permitting, evening campfires are allowed April 1st through October 31st (including cooking fires) on the front beach. Campfires are allowed at sunset or 7:00PM,whichever comes first. You must obtain a fire permit if you do not have an Off Road Vehicle (ORV permit). Permits are available for a fee at the Gatehouse after 5PM. Permits may be limited in number.

Fishing and Shellfishing
Updated: 3/6/2017 12:46:55 PM

All shellfishermen must stop at the Gatehouse prior to going out to the shellfishing areas.
Anyone wishing to shellfish the beds at Trail 4, must stop at the Gatehouse for a Trail pass.

Horseback Riding
Updated: 5/22/2017 2:37:05 PM

ORV beach is open to trail 6. Horseback riders must check in at the Gatehouse prior to going on the beach. You cannot ride past the closure line at trail 6.

Cottage Owners
Updated: 5/22/2017 2:36:19 PM

ORV Beach open to Trail 6
Speed limit 5 mpH

Fat Tire Bikes
Updated: 4/14/2017 10:54:46 AM

Biking is allowed on the front beach (up to trail 6) and all marked trails. Fat tire bikes are NOT allowed on the dunes. Fat tire bikes are NOT allowed at the cottage colony on private property unless you are a cottage owner.

Due to nesting shire birds the front beach is closed to fat tire bikes east of Trail 6.

Sandy Neck Beach Park
425 Sandy Neck Road
W. Barnstable, Ma 02668
Gatehouse: 508-362-8300
MEA Office: 508-790-6272

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