Dog Beaches on Cape Cod

Published by: Darling on 28th Jul 2010 | View all blogs by Darling

Barnstable beaches

Dogs are allowed on Barnstable public beaches from September 15-May 15 only.

 

 

Cape Cod National Seashore

Dogs on a leash are allowed year round except in lifeguard protected swimming areas and posted shorebird nesting areas.

Chatham

Dogs are allowed on the beach only during the off season.

September 16-March 31.

Dennis

 

Dogs are allowed on the beach only during the off season.

Labor Day-Memorial Day.

 

 

 

Eastham

Dogs are not allowed on any of the town beaches at any time from May 15 through Labor Day. They are, however, allowed at Dyer Prince Road/Rock Harbor Beach Area before 8:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. All dogs must be leashed.

 

Falmouth

Dogs are allowed on the beach only during the off season.

October 1 through April 30.

 

Harwich

Dogs are allowed on the beach only during the off season.

Labor Day-Memorial Day

 

 

Orleans(Nauset Beach)

From a point South of Nauset Beach parking lot to trail one, dogs are prohibited from May 15 to Labor Day. From a point South of trail one to the Chatham lnlet, all dogs must be on a leash of not more than 30 feet at all times, unless below the high tide mark, from May 15 through Labor Day. Dogs are prohibited from areas closed to vehicle or human traffic for Piping Plover protection.

 

Sandwich

 

Dogs are allowed on the beach, on a leash, only during the off season.

October through March.

 

Wellfleet

Dogs are allowed, on a six-foot lead, before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. on the following beaches from the 3rd Saturday in June through Labor Day: Duck Harbor, Newcomb Hollow, Cahoon Hollow, White Crest and Maguire Landing

Race Point Beach in Provincetown

 

 

When it comes to Cape Cod dog friendly beaches, Race Point Beach has to be the #1 choice. Dogs are allowed year round on the beach, and here's the best part, they are allowed off leash from 6AM to 9AM all summer long. So yes, you can let Rover run in the sand and romp in the surf...on Cape Cod...in the summer...you've got to love it!

 

Race Point Beach is a very wide beach on the Atlantic featuring some of the most scenic dune landscapes on the Cape. The water here is chilly, with big surf and strong undertows. Amenities include:

Lifeguards

Restrooms

Showers

Located on Race Point Rd. off of Rt 6

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