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Scusset Beach State Reservation is situated at the corner of beautiful Cape Cod Bay and the east end of scenic Cape Cod Canal. With its close proximity to Cape Cod and historic Plymouth, this campgournd is a popular destination for RV campers. Offering 98 RV sites with water and 30-Amp electric hookups, 5 tent-only campsites and a safari field for RV clubs, this is a fabulous facility to spend a few nights or a two week vacation. For salt water anglers hoping to catch a striped bass or other ocean fish, the area has a fishing pier, a 3000 foot stone jetty and 1 1/2 miles of frontage along the canal. Enjoy bking, walking or running along Cape Cod Canal's car-free service road, swimming in the ocean or taking a short hike to scenic Sagamore Hill with gorgeous views of the bay.
Beginning July 2014 Scusset Beach customers will see a $2.00 per night surcharge on all camping fees to benefit the Scusset Beach Conservation Trust.
Scusset Beach is located in southeastern Massachusetts on the east side of 17.4 mile long Cape Cod Canal. Within the park the sandy ocean beach, scenic picnic area, fishing opportunities and historic Sagamore Hill offers something for everyone.
Activities inlcude swimming, fishing, hunting (in season), picnicking, camping, walking, running, bicycling, bird watching, ship watching, geo-caching and interpretive nature programs in season. Scusset Beach also offers off-season camping mid-October to early May on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Camping is limited to self-contained units only, as there are no restrooms, water hookups, showers or dump station during this timeframe. For your convenience, electric hookups are available.
In addition to 98 RV sites and 5 tent sites, Scusset Beach offers safari field camping. The safari field can hold up to 75 self-contained RV units and is available to organized groups only for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during the main camping season. Sunday nights are also when a holiday falls on Monday. Safari field camping is for RV clubs only and requires a minimum of 20 self-contained camping units during the stay. This is not a family or group site camping experience and reservations are always required. Each RV unit may set up 1 small tent for children or storage.
Fires are not allowed on RV/Trailer sites. There is a communal firepit for shared use. Only tent sites offer individual fire pits.
All campsites are equipped with a picnic table and charcoal grill.
The dumping station hours are 8 a.m. to noon.The main beach area is 1600 feet long with lifeguards, restroom/shower facility and a concession stand. Beach wheelchairs are available. The fish pier area has a parking lot, restrooms and a picnic area complte with grills for cooking the catch! The pier allows great fishing and access to views of Cape Cod Canal for people of all abilities.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts State Parks and Campgrounds.
Ticks and mosquitoes are growing threats in Massachusetts. when outdoors take precautions as suggested by the Centers for Disease Control.
No outside firewood. Obtain your firewood from park staff or camp store. Please, fires in designated rings only and extinguish by midnight.
Quiet hours are 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Check-in time is 1:00 p.m. and Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
Children must be attended at all times.
Children 16 and under must wear bicycle helmets while riding bicycles.
Pets must be attended and leashed at all times; are prohibited from swimming beaches and state buildings including restrooms, cabins and yurts. Please pick up after your pet.
Keep your campsite clean. Use available trash and recycling receptacles. Wash dishes at dishwashing stations where available, not in bathroom sinks or at public faucets.
Visitors must pay the day use parking fee and leave the campground by 8:00 p.m.