South Cape Beach State Park, Mashpee

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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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  • August 25, 2017
    A $20 parking fee for non-residents. Beach is about a 5 minute walk from the parking lot. There are two ponds within viewing distance (but not accessible). The beach itself is great during the weekday...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This beach is small is long in length but short in width. When the tide is high, little beach front. Water is usually warming July and August... with a current. On most days day you can see Martha's V...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Beautiful beach very close to where we were staying. Went 3 times this week. There are trails nearby if you want to do a little hiking. No food or drink, not even water fountains, so bring your own. O...  more »

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