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Scusset Beach State Reservation
Details of Scusset Beach State Reservation
Overview of Scusset Beach State Reservation
Hours for Scusset Beach State Reservation
Dawn to dusk
Parking at Scusset Beach State Reservation
Daily parking fee charged May 14 through October 30.
Mobile payments accepted via the YODEL app Parking in MA State Parks - YODEL FAQs
MA resident $14
Non-MA resident $40
No R.V. parking is allowed in the main beach or jetty parking lots from May 14 to Sep.15.
Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate
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Activities at Scusset Beach State Reservation
All Activities at Scusset Beach State Reservation
- Educational programs
Facilities at Scusset Beach State Reservation
- Lifeguard (Juneteenth - Labor Day)
- Picnic areas
- Nature Center
- Trailer / R.V. Dumping - The use of the Dumping Station is for campers with reservations only.
- Trailer / R.V. Water and Electric Hookups
Accessibility at Scusset Beach State Reservation
- Accessible camping
- Accessible educational programs
- Accessible fishing
- Accessible trail
- Cape Cod Canal Pathway, 7.5 miles (paved)
- Accessible picnic areas
- Accessible restrooms
- Boardwalk and beach mat
- Beach wheelchairs available
Restrictions at Scusset Beach State Reservation
- No alcohol
- No pets on beach
- No RV parking on main beach or jetty parking lots May 15 to Sep. 15.
- Only U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices
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Quiet hours are 10 p.m. -- 7 a.m.
Generators allowed during quiet hours for medical purposes only.
One camping vehicle only on RV sites.
One to two tents on tent-only sites.
Campsites limited to 4 adults, or 2 adults and the children in their care.
Check-in: 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Check-out: any time before 11 a.m.
Visiting hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Visitors must pay the daily parking or visitor fee.
Keep your campsite neat and free of trash.
Use dumpsters and recycling receptacles provided.
Wash your dishes only at a dishwashing station or on your site, not in bathroom sinks or at public faucets.
At this park, campfires are permitted at tent sites and at the community fire pit. Campfires are not permitted on RV sites.
Don't bring your own firewood. Firewood must be purchased from park staff. Firewood is $7 per bundle and must be purchased by credit card.
Keep campfires in designated fireplaces.
Never leave a fire unattended.
Extinguish fires by midnight.
If camping with pets, you will need to show a rabies certificate at check-in.
Only 4 pets per campsite.
Never approach, feed, or entice wildlife.
Never leave food unattended.
Keep all food, coolers, cooking supplies, and equipment in your vehicle when not in use.
More info for Scusset Beach State Reservation
Camping is $22/night for Massachusetts residents and $70/night for nonresidents.