Fishing

Nauset Beach

This very popular public beach, with miles of white sand, is located on the Atlantic Ocean. During the summer season the beach offers lifeguards, restrooms, outdoor showers, changing rooms, bike racks, benches, picnic tables, and beach equipment rentals. The snack bar is open from Memorial Day until Labor Day. There are trails for inspected and permitted oversand vehicles. On Monday and Thursday nights, during July and Monday nights in August enjoy a free outdoor concert in the Gazebo at Nauset Beach.

Saltwater: Yes
Seasonal: Yes
Public: Yes
Lifeguards: Yes
Food: Yes
Showers: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Boardwalk: Yes
Picnic Area: Yes
Handicap Chairs: Yes

Handicap Parking: Yes
Resident Parking Fee: Free
Daily Parking Fee: $20

Non-Residents: All Towns
Seasonal Parking Fee: $220
Weekly Parking fee: $75 (one week)
Parking fees are in effect Memorial Day to Labor Day
Parking fees are not required after 4:30 pm.

Skaket Beach

A public beach on Cape Cod Bay has warm clear waters and is ideal for families who prefer calm water, perfect for children to play in the tidal pools. At low tide, you can walk for miles on the flats. The sunsets at Skaket Beach are legendary! Skaket Beach offers restrooms, bike racks, lifeguards, outside showers, benches, picnic tables, a snack bar and is handicap accessible.

Saltwater: Yes
Seasonal: Yes
Lifeguards: Yes
Food: Yes
Showers: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Boardwalk: Yes
Picnic Area: Yes
Handicap Chairs: Yes

Handicap Parking: Yes
Resident Parking Fee: Free
Daily Parking Fee: $20

Non-Residents: All Towns
Seasonal Parking Fee: $220
Weekly Parking fee: $75 (one week)
Parking fees are in effect Memorial Day to Labor Day
Parking fees are not required after 4:30 pm.

South Orleans Beach on Pleasant Bay

South Orleans Beach is a best kept secret in Orleans. With scenic views of the bay islands, and the Orleans and Chatham shoreline. South Orleans Beach is a ocean barrier beach with warm water and sail boarding. South Orleans Beach has no fees, lifeguards or facilities and limited parking.

Saltwater: Yes
Public: Yes

Resident Parking Fee: Free
Daily Parking Fee: $20

Non-Residents: All Towns
Seasonal Parking Fee: $220
Weekly Parking fee: $75 (one week)
Parking fees are in effect Memorial Day to Sept. 18th.
Parking fees are not required after 4:30 pm.

Crystal Lake

On the Monument Road side is a clear swimming lake with an 8 car parking lot and handicap ramp. There are no fees, lifeguards or facilities. Crystal Lake on the Route 28 side offers fishing with a state-stocked pond (fishing permit is required), launching ramp for canoes, row boats, there are no internal combustion engines allowed.

Freshwater: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Picnic Area: Yes

Handicap Parking: Yes
Resident Parking Fee: Free
Seasonal Parking Fee: Free