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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  • Small beach but nice and clean.The beach has a family-friendly atmosphere. We went to this beach last summer and it was not too crowded.  more »
  • The end beach is the town beach so restricted to residents only but there is an overflow lot right before the Town Beach which you can buy a ticket electronically. If you use the State Beach lot anyon...  more »
  • 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 »
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