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Sandy Neck Beach Status


Off Road Vehicle
Updated: 6/15/2024 11:48:23 AM

The Off Road Vehicle Beach is open past Trail 1 (1.0 miles).

Speed limit is 5 mph, strictly enforced.

Curfew is 10 pm. ORV users must be aired up and out of the park by 10 pm.

Camp Fires
Updated: 5/1/2024 5:27:57 AM

Campfires are allowed at 7pm or sunset, whichever comes first for those with a 2024 ORV Permit.

Public campfire permits are sold at the Gatehouse, daily at 5 pm.
Number of permits are limited.

Fishing and Shellfishing
Updated: 11/1/2021 6:14:35 AM

Please call the Gatehouse for more information 508-362-8300.

Horseback Riding
Updated: 6/15/2024 11:48:00 AM

The ORV corridor is open past Trail 1 (1.0 miles). Horses are allowed on the front beach to the closure line. Horses must be off the beach by 9pm.

Please call the Gatehouse before planning a horseback riding excursion 508-362-8300.

Cottage Owners
Updated: 6/15/2024 11:47:50 AM

Trail 1 is open for cottage owner vehicle access.

Trails 2, 4, 5 and 6 are closed.

The escort schedule is as follows:

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 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 10PM.
• Please meet the ranger (for an escort off the beach) at the closure rope at Trail 6. Do not drive past the rope even if it is down.
• If you have any questions, please call the Gatehouse 362-8300.
Speed limit is 5 mph. Strictly enforced.

Fat Tire Bikes
Updated: 6/15/2024 11:48:11 AM

The ORV corridor is open to 1.0 miles. Bikes are allowed on the front beach to the closure line as well as the Marsh Trail and Trail 1. There is no Lighthouse access.

No riding on the dunes or cottage colony. No riding past the closure line.

No E-bikes allowed at Sandy Neck Beach

Biking PSA Sandy Neck

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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