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South Cape Beach State Park, Mashpee

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 40 reviews on the web
South Cape Beach State Park is a Massachusetts state park located in the town of Mashpee. It is part of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The park is situated between Waquoit Bay and Vineyard Sound and features barrier beach and dunes, salt marsh, scrub oak and pitch pine woodland and kettle ponds and is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.Activities and amenitiesSwimming: The park has a 1mi white sand beach that is handicap-accessible with handicap-accessible restrooms. Trails: Facilities for hiking and walking include over-the-dune boardwalks and scenic viewing areas. In addition to motorized and non-motorized boating, the park also offers fishing, interpretive programs during the summer months, and restricted hunting.
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  • We love to walk and the trails at South Cape Beach State Park are great. Very private and quiet. We sat at the "flats" and enjoyed the peace. 
  • The beach was awesome, wish it was a little wider, although plenty of space for people to spread out. The water was really warm, but there were some decently strong currents. Couldn't find any concess...  read more »
  • The beach is tiny, dirty water, 14 dollars to get in, portable toilets, I don't understand how Americans call beaches these spaces of land bordering the sea ...
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  • Very long Beach with plenty of space for everyone, if you want to walk (or if you're lucky enough to get a closer spot). Sand is super soft. isn't terribly crowded. After 5pm parking is free.
  • Small out of the way beach with gorgeous views. Parking is a little expensive for this spot, but that helps keep out the riff raff. Has outhouses, changing booths and picnic area
  • Nice beach. No food just parking,and bathrooms.very simple and just a natural beach with miles of walking. Wild life , birds, seals, fish,all what mother nature intended.
  • Nice spot to enjoy the ocean.
  • Good for families. No food, bring your own.
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