1 Ryder Way, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
Owned By: Town of Plymouth, plus private owners
Plymouth’s largest town beach. Officially open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Beach wheel chairs are available. To reserve one, contact the Beach Director at 508-665-3164 between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm.
This land is within the region of the Wampanoag tribe.
Habitats and Wildlife
This barrier beach is approx. 3 miles in length. It is bordered on its southern end by the Eel River, which empties into Plymouth Harbor just west of the beach. The beach provides protection for the harbor.
Plymouth Beach is an important breeding and nesting site for threatened and endangered shorebirds, including piping plover, least tern, Arctic tern, common tern and roseate tern. The beach is managed with the welfare of these birds in mind, with certain areas sometimes restricted to the public.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Lifeguards: Seasonal lifeguards.
Size: 83 acres
Hours: 8:30am to 7pm
Parking: Limited on-site parking.
Cost: A $20 day pass fee or a resident beach sticker required for parking. Additional resident access for 4x4s available.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Seasonal restrooms, seasonal concessions. Trash receptacles.
Visit the Plymouth Beach website for information about dog access.
Dogs: Dog rules vary by season. Visit the Plymouth Beach website for details.
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Eel River (Plymouth Bay)