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Shawme Crowell State Forest, MA

This quiet campground at the beginning of Cape Cod has over 285 sites among rolling, wooded hills. More than 15 miles of roads and trails provide hiking and equestrian access to over 700 acres of pitch pine and scrub oak. Shawme Crowell is a great place to camp while exploring ...

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Alerts and Important Information

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts State Parks and Campgrounds.

The reservation must be in the name of the primary occupant.

To insure fairness for all MA customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 6-month Maximum Window cannot be changed or canceled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

If you choose to cancel or change your reservation, a $10.00 fee will be charged. The reservation transaction charge is non-refundable.

Cancellations made on the day of arrival must be made by contacting the campground and will result in the loss of the first night's camping use fee plus the $10.00 cancellation fee. Fees will be deducted from any refunds due or will be added to future reservations. Refunds of $5.00 or less cannot be processed. If you leave early, please check-out at the contact station.

If you are unable to arrive on your scheduled arrival date, you must call the campground. Failure to contact the park by 8:00 A.M. the morning following your scheduled arrival date may result in your campsite being reassigned to another camper and forfeiture of all fees paid.

Help this state forest, park or beach by donating to the Conservation Trust.

Learn more about our volunteer host camping program.


To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all our campers:
  • Yurts are canvas sided, cabin-like structures that can accommodate 4 to 6 people. Yurts are not heated and are rented during the main season only. Yurt reservations at Shawme-Crowell State Forest require Sunday to Sunday, 7 or 14 day reservations only from the last Sunday in June to the first Sunday in September. A two-night minimum reservation is required outside those dates.
  • Yurts offer bunk beds, chairs and tables and access to water and electricity. Linens and eating utensils are not provided.
  • Pets are not allowed in the yurts or on yurt sites.
  • All yurts are wheelchair accessible.
  • Respect the 14-day camping limit. To ensure that many campers enjoy our parks, campers and camping equipment are limited to 14 cumulative days occupancy in any one park between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Violators of the 14-day limit may be asked to leave the park.
  • Don't overcrowd your campsite. Please limit site occupancy to four people or one family (parents and children 17 or under). Please limit site equipment to two tents or one trailer or RV and one tent. Also, please no more than two vehicles per campsite.
  • Check-in time is 1:00 P.M.; Check-out time is 11:00 A.M.
  • Quiet hours are 10:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.
  • Pets are welcome in most campgrounds, but please keep them on a 10' leash at all times, clean up after them, never leave them unattended and prevent them from disturbing others. Also, you must bring proof of rabies vaccination when camping with your pet. Pets are prohibited from designated beach areas, Boston Harbor Islands, Camp Nihan and all yurt and cabin sites.
  • Massachusetts law requires that children age 16 and under wear a helmet when bicycling. The MA DCR encourages all cyclists to wear a helmet and to cycle safely.
  • Please do not feed wild animals.
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 POPUP/TENT 4 20 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 4 30 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 4 30 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 4 20 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 POPUP/TENT 4 20 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 POPUP/TENT 4 20 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 4 20 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 4 20 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Area 1 - Sites A1-A2, B1-B14, C1-C5, D3-D8 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites B15-17, C6-11, C16, C17, C20, C23, C28, D9-11 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites B15-17, C6-11, C16, C17, C20, C23, C28, D9-11 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Area 1 - Sites B15-17, C6-11, C16, C17, C20, C23, C28, D9-11 TENT ONLY 4 0 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Photo: Shawme Crowell State Forest
Overview

Description

This quiet campground at the beginning of Cape Cod has over 285 sites among rolling, wooded hills. More than 15 miles of roads and trails provide hiking and equestrian access to over 700 acres of pitch pine and scrub oak. Shawme Crowell is a great place to camp while exploring the Cape in any season.

IMPORTANT: MA State Parks prohibits the transportation of firewood into or out of MA State Park Campground facilities. Arriving customers must get their firewood at the campground. Firewood is available at tthe Camp Store and pricing may vary from other DCR campgrounds. Transportation of firewood into or out of MA State Park Campground facilities may result in eviction, or substantial fine, or both.

Facilities:

Yurt camping is available at this campground.

Booking Window
Sat Aug 23 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Apr 18 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
Non Peak Thu Oct 16 2014 Sat Dec 27 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Leashed Pet Allowed
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Public Telephones
  • Showers
  • Yurts
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Getting There

From the North:

Take Rte. 3 South to the Sagamore Bridge and Rte. 6 East. Follow Rte. 6 East over the bridge to Exit 2 and the intersection with Rte. 130 in Sandwich. Follow Rte. 130 into Sandwich and follow the State Forest signs 3 miles to the park entrance on the left.

From the West:

Take Rte. 495 South to the intersection with Rte. 6 East. Follow Rte. 6 East along the Cape Cod Canal to the intersection with Rte. 3 and the Sagamore Bridge Rotary. Follow Rte. 6 East over the Sagamore Bridge to Exit 2 in Sandwich. Follow Rte. 130 into Sandwich and follow the signs 3 miles to the Park entrance on the left.

Campground Address:
42 Main Street (Rte. 130)
Sandwich, MA
02563-0621

Campground Phone Number:
508-888-0351
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Shawme Crowell State Forest
42 Main St. (Rt. 130)
SANDWICH  MA  02563-0621

Phone Number:

Information:  (508)888-0351
Additional Information