Details of Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Overview of Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Swim and camp at one of the most popular beaches in Massachusetts. Located at the western end of Buzzard's Bay, the 2-mile long beach is also great for bird watching.

Hours for Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Daily parking fee charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31. Credit, debit, and cash are accepted for payment on-site. 

MA resident  $13

Non-MA resident  $20

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Get a lifetime senior parking pass

Activities at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Children swimming

Swimming

Sunbathe or take a swim in the Atlantic.
A campsite along a full forest of trees.

Camping

Whether you’re in a tent, trailer or R.V., you can’t go wrong sleeping under the stars by the ocean.

All Activities at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Boating (motorized)
  • Biking
  • Basketball
  • Bird watching

Facilities at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

  • Boat ramp
  • Dishwashing station
  • Dumpsters
  • Picnic areas
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Trailer/R.V. dumping

Accessibility at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

  • Accessible beaches
    • Available beach wheelchairs
  • Accessible camping
  • Accessible picnicking
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible trails

Restrictions at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

  • No dogs or other pets, with exception of service animals, allowed on beach April 1st to Sept. 15th. 
  • No access to sand dunes.
  • No alcohol
  • No littering

More info for Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Beach services, including lifeguard services and public restrooms, are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

The Gooseberry Island Public Boat Launch may be accessed from W Shore Road in Westport.

Camping is available from the first week in May until Columbus Day. Camping is $22/night for Massachusetts residents and $35/night for non-residents.

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