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Sandy Neck Barrier Beach

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Nice for a morning run

I went before 8am,so there was no charge to park. Some beaches you can run barefoot on, but I... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Beautiful beach. Just a little to rocky.

Sandy Neck is a great beach. It's to take your boat out to the sand bars. The only downfall is the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The profile of this beach has changed since I spent time there as a young teen. But it remains as beautiful as ever, and amenities have been added including restrooms and changing areas. The dune-covered beach itself is a long and narrow peninsula of land...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I went before 8am,so there was no charge to park. Some beaches you can run barefoot on, but I wouldn't recommend it here. It was pretty, clean, soft sand and lots of amenities. I didn't experience a busy day there, though.

Thank Sss709
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

THIS BEACH IS NOT DOG FRIENDLY. And the dude working the entrance booth sent my partner, shih tzu and I on a wild goose chase towards no beach where I got bit by at least 20 deer flies or green headed flies, and where my...More

Thank EBH77
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach in a beautiful area of Cape Cod. Iff Route 6A - the scenic highway - A two lane winding road.

Thank phyllism427
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This beautiful stretch of beach is damaged by the ridiculous number of vehicles parked on it. It's true that vehicles are not allowed on the closest section near the parking lot. But after that, if you want to take a walk down the long sandy...More

1  Thank travel9865
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is the best place on Cape Cod for hiking - on the beach or on the Great Marsh trail. Also superb for spotting wildlife: herons, osprey, hawks, deer, coyotes, and swarms of tree swallows. But the best time for Sandy Neck is between September...More

Thank hokahe
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

If you are a tourist, fagettaboutit! We paid $20 to drive in to the parking lot only to discover the beach packed with cars and rv's who had all driven out on the sand. This was not a beach to simply stroll along. We were...More

2  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Great to walk on, rain or shine, it stretches for miles (11, I think.) The dunes are wonderful, but unfortunately fall victim to the pounding of the Atlantic each winter. The only down side...More

Thank travelgman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sandy Neck is a great beach. It's to take your boat out to the sand bars. The only downfall is the rocky beaches.

Thank kathihausser
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spend most of summer here at Sandy Neck Beach, its like Siesta Key, we call it Siesta Key North! Boating,fishing,swimming,cookouts,sunsets!

Thank Tessie54
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janet k
17 August 2017|
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Response from hokahe | Reviewed this property |
No. You can walk or cycle there all you want for free. Vehicles need a permit to park for free. Without a permit, you can pay to park.