20 Scusset Beach Rd., Sandwich
508 888-0859


Daily Parking Fee: $14 MA Vehicle, $20 non-MA Vehicle (includes surcharge)

Scusset Beach is located on Cape Cod Bay at the east end of the Cape Cod Canal. It is a popular swimming and camping area. The 98-site camping area Link to the image file. is very popular with trailer campers. For salt water anglers, the area offers a popular fish pier, a 3000 breakwater and 1.5 miles of frontage along the canal. A picnic area and bicycling along the canal are also available. The Reservation is also a popular spot for watching the variety of boats and ships passing through the canal.

Trail Map

Healthy Trail logo green heart with saying "Healthy Trail" written around it

Campground Map

View on screen Link to the image file. | Download printable version pdf format of Scusset Beach State Reservation Campground Map

Park Directions

Scusset Beach State Reservation is located in southeastern Massachusetts.

From south of Boston
RT-3 S toward Plymouth/Cape Cod
Take exit 1A for US-6 W toward Buzzards Bay/Falmouth/Scusset Beach Rd
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Scusset Beach Rd
Turn left at Scenic Hwy
Continue on Meetinghouse Lane
Continue on Scusset Beach Rd

From the Cape
US-6 W towards Boston/Providence R.I.
Take the exit toward Canal St/RT-3A
Slight right at Canal St/RT-3A
Turn right at Meetinghouse Lane
Continue on Scusset Beach Rd

From Wareham
US-6 E
At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Main St
At Bourne Rotary Cir N, take the 1st exit onto US-6 E heading to Hyannis/Provincetown/RT-3/Plymouth
Continue on Meetinghouse Lane
Continue on Scusset Beach Rd

Other State Parks

These parks are also very popular with trailer campers: Salisbury Beach State Reservation , and Wompatuck State Park .

Things to know before you go...

General Information

No RV parking is allowed in the main beach or Jetty parking lots from May 15th to September 15th.

No Pets are allowed on the Beach

Youth Groups should contact the park office ahead of time to schedule visits. 

Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund

In April 2014, the Massachusetts State Legislature established the Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund to be used for long-term preservation and maintenance of Scusset Beach.  DCR will now be collecting a $2 surcharge on the day-use parking fee for cars and busses.  Effective July 1, 2014 the $2 surcharge will be added to each night of camping at Scusset Beach State Reservation.

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