“A beautiful barrier beach facing Nantucket Sound”
South Cape Beach, located between Waquoit Bay and Vineyard Sound, contains a wide variety of coastal environments. including barrier beach and dunes, salt marsh, scrub oaklpitch pine woodland and "kettle" ponds. A magnificent white sand beach stretches for over a mile. Newly constructed over-the-dune boardwalks, a small parking area and bathrooms make this a lovely place to spend a day at the shore. Interpretive programs are offered during the summer months. The Park is a component of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, which is based in Falmouth and managed by the DCR and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. For more information and a schedule of interpretive events visit the m® or call the Reserve at 508 457-0495 for recorded information.
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South Cape Beach State Park
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