Best of Cape Cod

Cape Cod Beaches


Dennis

Dennis has some great Cape Cod Beaches. The North side of Dennis features Cape Cod Bay beaches, with warm, calm waters and miles of tidal flats to explore at low tide. At high tide, the striped bass come into these beaches to feed, making for some great fishing. On the south side of Dennis, are the Nantucket Sound beaches, again , warm, calm water and soft, sugary sand are the order of the day. Some of these beaches feature great windsurfing conditions for windsurfers of all abilities.

Dennis beach stickers can be purchased at Dennis Town Hall, located at 485 Main Street in South Dennis. The sticker office is open Memorial Day weekend, Monday - Sunday 9AM - 4PM. 508-394-8300.

Chapin Memorial Beach

Chapin Memorial is a Cape Cod Bay beach popular with 4WD owners who can drive on the beach with a special permit from the town of Dennis. It is also a popular clamming destination, at low tide, the flats extend for over a mile into Cape Cod Bay. At high tide, Chapin is popular with fisherman, who come to catch the striped bass feeding along the marsh grass. There are no amenities at Chapin Memorial except portable restrooms.

There is a daily parking fee in-season.

Directions: Take Route 6A in Dennis to New Boston Rd. to Dr. Boterro Rd.

Cold Storage Beach

Cold Sorage is also a Cape Cod Bay beach. Very similar to Chapin, except no 4WD.

Directions: Take Route 6A to School St. to Cold Storage Rd.

Corporation Beach

Corporation Beach is our #1 choice for best Cape Cod beach for families with young kids. It is situated in a small cove on Cape Cod Bay, protected by a breakwall(great for finding crabs). Corporation features warm, calm water, perfect for little ones, as well as a shaded picnic area to get out of the sun. amenities include:

Corporation Beach Cape Cod

Restrooms

Concessions

Lifeguards In-Season

Picnic Area

Playground

$15 Daily Parking Fee

Directions: Rt. 6A to Corporation Rd.

Depot Street Beach

A Nantucket Sound Beach with no amenities.

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Depot St.

Glendon Road Beach

A Nantucket Sound Beach, Amenities include:

Restrooms

Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Old Wharf Rd.

Haigis Beach

A Nantucket Sound Beach, Amenities include:

Restrooms

Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Old Wharf Rd.

Howes Beach

A Cape Cod Bay Beach. Amenities include:

Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Rt. 6A to Seaside Ave. to Howes St.

Inman Road Beach

A Nantucket Sound Beach, Amenities include:

Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Inman Rd.

Mayflower Beach

Mayflower Beach is a popular Cape Cod Bay beach, with a boardwalk stretching from its large parking area to the beach. Features include the warm, placid water and expansive tidal flats that Cape Cod Bay is famous for.
Amenities include:

Restrooms

Concessions

Lifeguards In-Season

Picnic Area

$15 Daily Parking Fee

Directions: Rt. 6A to Bayview Rd to Dunes Rd.

Sea Street Beach

Sea Street Beach is a smaller Nantucket Sound beach with all the amenities of the bigger beaches.
Amenities Include:

Restrooms

Concessions

Lifeguards In-Season

$15 Daily Parking Fee

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Sea St.

South Village Road Beach

A Nantucket Sound Beach, Amenities include:

Restrooms

Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to S. Village Rd..

West Dennis Beach

When it comes to Cape Cod beaches in Dennis, everyone thinks of West Dennis Beach. Stretching for more than a mile along Nantucket Sound, this is the most popular beach in the Mid-Cape area, and rightfully so. West Dennis has everything that you could want in a beach. Its huge parking lot can accomodate over 1000 cars, so parking is seldom a problem here. Amenities include:

Restrooms

Showers

Concessions

Lifeguards In-Season

Picnic Area

Playground

$15 Daily Parking Fee

Directions: Take Lower County Rd. to Lighthouse Inn Rd.


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West Dennis Beach

West Dennis is the Mid-Cape's most popular beach. Check below to see all this beach has to offer and you will understand why.

Nantucket Sound Beach

The Cape Cod beaches of Nantucket Sound feature soft, white sand, and warm, placid water, ideal for kids.

Cape Cod Photo

These beaches have great backdrops for special photographs.




Cape Cod Bay Cape Cod Bay at high tide

Cape Cod Bay Where did all the water go!
When the tide goes out on these Cape Cod beaches, the flats can stretch more than a mile into Cape Cod Bay.
Cool! Huh?