• Freshwater Inland Beaches

    DCR manages over 50 inland beaches within the Commonwealth's State Park system. Most DCR swimming beaches are open to the public between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  During that time DCR offers access to parking, restroom facilities and regular water quality testing.  Many DCR beaches also offer lifeguard services.  After Labor Day and before Memorial Day, DCR does not conduct regular water quality testing or guarantee other beach services.

  • Saltwater Ocean Beaches

    Most DCR swimming beaches are open to the public between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  During that time DCR offers access to parking, restroom facilities and regular water quality testing.  Many DCR beaches also offer lifeguard services.  After Labor Day and before Memorial Day, DCR does not conduct regular water quality testing or guarantee other beach services

  • Accessible Beaches

    Swimming, Sand and Sunbathing Beach Wheelchairs are made of PVC pipe and feature a fishing rod holder, a movable arm for transfer, and large balloon tires for travel across sand to the water. No fee to use – bring someone to push the chair. Reservations are sometimes required and always recommended.

  • Swimming Pools, Wading Pools and Spray Decks