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6/7/2023 8:44:08 PM
Sandy Neck Beach Status


Off Road Vehicle
Updated: 5/25/2023 2:41:18 PM

The ORV Beach is open to 1.0 miles. Speed limit is 5mph strictly enforced. You must air down to 18 psi.
Curfew is 10 pm. All vehicles must exit the beach by 10 pm.
Campfires allowed at 7 pm or sunset whichever comes first.

Camp Fires
Updated: 5/1/2023 6:11:41 AM

Public Campfire permits go on sale at the Gatehouse at 5 pm and are limited in number. You must have a fire permit.

Gatehouse 508-362-8300

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

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

Horseback Riding
Updated: 5/25/2023 2:41:00 PM

The ORV corridor is open to 1.0 miles. Horses are allowed on the front beach to the closure line. Horses must be off the beach by sunset.

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

Cottage Owners
Updated: 5/25/2023 2:43:36 PM

Sandy Neck Cottage Owners:
Currently, 1.0 miles of the beach is open. This means Trail 1 is open for cottage owner vehicle access. Trails 2, 4, 5 and 6 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 as 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 at (508)362-8300.

Fat Tire Bikes
Updated: 5/30/2023 8:53:14 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. The only cross trail for bikes is Trail 1. Trails 2,4,5 &6 are closed. There is no lighthouse access. Curfew is sunset.

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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