Scusset Beach State Reservation

Address

20 Scusset Beach Road, Sagamore, MA 02562
Historic site
Accessible

Details of Scusset Beach State Reservation

Overview of Scusset Beach State Reservation

Scusset Beach is located at the southwest corner of the Cape Cod Bay. Enjoy 1.5 miles of beachfront, or take a walk along the jetty to watch ships pass through the Cape Canal. The Reservation also offers 98 R.V. sites with hook-ups, and 5 tent-only campsites.

Hours for Scusset Beach State Reservation

Dawn to dusk

Park office hours

Sunday - Saturday:
8:00 am-8:00 pm

Parking at Scusset Beach State Reservation

Daily parking fee charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31.

MA resident  $14

Non-MA resident  $20

No R.V. parking is allowed in the main beach or jetty parking lots from May 15 to Sep.15. 

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 Scusset Beach State Reservation

Campsite nestled in the woods

Camping

98 RV sites and 5 tent-only sites
Man fishing in still waters as the sun begins to peak its morning head.

Fishing

The pier is a popular spot for saltwater fishing.
Boys swimming in pool

Swimming

Cool off in the Cape Cod Bay. Lifeguards are on duty.

All Activities at Scusset Beach State Reservation

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Educational programs
  • Hunting

Facilities at Scusset Beach State Reservation

  • Lifeguard
  • Picnic areas 
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Nature Center
  • Trailer / R.V. Dumping
  • Trailer / R.V. Hookup

Accessibility at Scusset Beach State Reservation

  • Camping
  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
    • Sand dust
    • Cape Cod Canal Pathway, 7.5 miles (paved)
  • Hunting (restrictions)
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming
    • Beach wheelchairs (4 sunbathing wheelchairs, 2 floating wheelchairs)
  • Visitor Center

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

Read the rules for hunting in state parks

Camping
  • 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.

Campfires
  • 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.

  • Keep campfires in designated fireplaces.

  • Never leave a fire unattended.

  • Extinguish fires by midnight.

Animals
  • 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 $35/night for nonresidents. 

Read more about camping at Scusset Beach State Reservation

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