Mound Street Beach, Mound Street, Quincy, MA, USA
Owned By: City of Quincy
The 3-acre Mound Street Beach & Field is located in the Quincy Point neighborhood. It features a sandy beach on Town River Bay, plus shade structures and a large grassy field for cricket and soccer. Water access for swimming, paddling and fishing. Shellfishing is not permitted.
This land is within the region of the Neponset band of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about our local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag shares information on its website.
A short paved trail leads to a sandy beach.
Habitats and Wildlife
Grassy park with a sandy beach plus some pitch pine, oak, and maple.
Located on Town River Bay. The Town River flows into the Fore River a short distance downstream of the Quincy-Weymouth line.
The Fore River serves as the boundary line between the towns of Weymouth and Braintree. It flows for about 3 miles, into Quincy, where it meets Town River, and then flows for another 2 miles into Hingham Bay. In its final few miles, the Fore River is nearly a mile wide in some places. Follow the Fore River Watershed Association more information about the Monatiquot and Fore Rivers.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: Yes
Size: 3 acres
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: Large on-site parking lot.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Benches, picnic table, trash receptacles, shade pavilion, bicycle rack.
Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop. Dogs are not permitted on the beach from May to September.
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Town River (Fore River watershed)