Sandy Point State Reservation

Address
Parker River Wildlife Refuge Road, Ipswich, MA 01938

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Overview

Located at the southern tip of Plum Island, Sandy Point stretches 77 acres. It features a beautiful coastal beach great for swimming and sunbathing.

Hours

Sunrise to sunset

Parking

Free parking available in lot for up to 50 cars. 

The Reservation closes temporarily when the lot is full. 

Activities

Children swimming

Swimming

Dive into to Atlantic and cool off on a hot summer day.

All Activities

  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Swimming

Facilities

  • Restrooms

Restrictions

  • No alcohol

More info

Hunting
  • Hunter may access the island portion of Sandy Point State Reservation and nearby Parker River National Wildlife Refuge between:
    • 5 a.m. - 5:45 a.m.
    • 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Hunters may only exit after 8:30 a.m.
  • Parking is limited to 15 spaces.
  • You must check any harvested deer at the refuge headquarters.

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