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Beach Guide

Cape Cod has 115 sandy beaches including the Cape Cod National Seashore. The following is a list of public beaches:


Ballston Beach, Rte. 6 to North Pamet Road
Head of the Meadow Beach, off Rte. 6, Head of the Meadow Road
Corn Hill Beach, Corn Hill Road on Cape Cod Bay


Cahoon Hollow Beach, off Rte. 6
Marconi Beach, off Rte. 6; boardwalk and dramatic dunes
Mayo Beach, Kendrick Street
White Crest Beach, off Rte. 6
Newcomb Hollow Beach
Lecount Hollow Beach (aka Maguire’s Landing), Route 6 to Lecount Hollow Road
Duck Harbor
Great Island Beach
Burton Baker Beach
Indian Neck Beach, on Cape Cod Bay


Coast Guard Beach, off Rte. 6, Coast Guard Beach Road
First Encounter Beach, Samoset Road
Nauset Light Beach
South Sunken Meadow Beach
North Sunken Meadow Beach
Cooks Brook Beach


Nauset Beach, located off Rte. 6 and Beach Road (ocean side)
Skaket Beach, located off Rte 6A and Skaket Beach Road (bay side)


Breakwater Beach, Breakwater Beach Road
Crosby Landing Beach, Crosby Lane
Ellis Landing Beach, Ellis Landing Beach
Robbins Hill Beach, Long Road
Sheep Pond Beach, Fisherman’s Landing Road
Paine’s Creek Beach, Paine’s Creek Road


Cockle Cove Beach, Cockle Cove Road off Rte. 28
Hardings Beach, Barn Hill Rd., from Rte. 28
North Beach, southern end of Nauset Beach on Atlantic Ocean (only accessible by boat)
Ridgevale Beach, Ridgevale Road off Rte. 28
Chatham Light Beach or South Beach, Shore Road by Chatham Light
Forrest Beach


Chapin Memorial Beach, Chapin Beach Road
Cold Storage Beach, Cold Storage Road
Corporation Beach, off Rte. 6A to Corporation Road
Howes Beach, Howes Street
West Dennis Beach, West Dennis Beach Road
Mayflower Beach, off Rte. 6A to Bayview Rd. to Dunes Road


Red River Beach, off Deep Hole Road or Uncle Venie’s Road from Route 28
Pleasant Road Beach, Pleasant Road
Bank Street Beach, Route 28 to Bank Street


Bass Hole or Gray’s Beach, off Center Street from Rte. 6A
Sea Gull Beach, off South Sea Ave. from Rte. 28
Sea View Beach, South Shore Drive
Bass River/Smugglers Beach, South Shore Drive