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7/22/2018 4:15:03 PM
Sandy Neck Beach Status


Off Road Vehicle
Updated: 7/14/2018 12:54:17 PM

The off road beach (ORV) is open 0.9 miles.

All vehicles must park perpendicular.

No vehicles or pets allowed past closure line. Hours of access are 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. Speed limit is 5 m.p.h.

Camp Fires
Updated: 4/1/2018 9:21:58 AM

Camp Fires allowed at 7 PM or sunset whichever comes first. You must purchase a camp fire permit at the Gatehouse. Permits go on sale at 5 PM daily.
Fires only allowed in designated areas.

Fishing and Shellfishing
Updated: 7/14/2018 12:53:35 PM

The off road beach (ORV) is now open to 0.9 miles.
Trail are not accessible to shellfishermen at this time.

Horseback Riding
Updated: 7/14/2018 12:54:09 PM

The off road beach (ORV) is now open 0.9 miles. No horses allowed past the closure line.

Horses are confined to the front beach up to the closure line at 0.6 miles.

Cottage Owners
Updated: 7/14/2018 12:53:44 PM

Currently, 0.9 miles of the beach is open. This means Trail 1 is open for cottage owner vehicle access. Trails 6, 5, 4 and 2 are closed.

The escort schedule is as follows (you must call the gatehouse to make a reservation):
8:15AM (on) * 9:00AM (off)
10:30AM (on) * 11:00AM (off)
12:30PM (on) * 1:00PM (off)
3:30PM (on) * 4:00PM (off)
6:00PM (on) * 6:30PM (off)

In addition, we will continue to provide escorts upon request as long at said escorts are arranged in advance by prior reservation.

Remember we cannot escort after dusk.

We will need a 24 hour advanced notice if you need an escort during the morning hours before 8:00 AM.

Supervisors are only available to schedule escorts between 8AM and 11PM.

Please meet the ranger (for an escort off the beach) at the closure rope at the mouth of Trail 6. Do not drive past the rope even if it is down.

If you have any questions please call the Gatehouse 362-8300.

Fat Tire Bikes
Updated: 7/14/2018 12:53:56 PM

ORV beach is open 0.9 miles.
Fat tire bikes are not allowed past closure line

Please stay on marked trails. NO riding in the dunes or cottage colony.

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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