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Beach & Pond Info


  • The Plymouth Recreation Department is responsible for operating five waterfront areas including two ocean beaches and three ponds. Plymouth Beach & Morton Park are open, and staffed with lifeguards, weekends starting Memorial Day weekend. (with the exception of 2020, which will start operating June 13th)


  • All five beaches open daily starting Saturday, June 20th 2020


  • Town of Plymouth – Rules that apply for all Town of Plymouth Beaches
    1. Face coverings required within 6ft of all staff
    2. Face coverings required within 6ft of others
    3. Roll vehicle windows down 1/3 only when interacting with staff
    4. Park vehicles in every other spot (leave at least 6ft in between each car)
    5. Maintain 12+ft between groups on the beach
    6. No groups of more than 10 people
    7. Practice good hygiene by washing & sanitizing hands frequently
    8. No grills allowed
    9. No organized games allowed
    10. Please dispose of your trash appropriately

    Plymouth Beach Rules:
    1. 100 vehicles max for parking lot
    2. Resident Beach Parking Sticker NOT required/Day Parking Passes allowed to be purchased.   Cash purchase allowed.   
    3. Staffed as of June 20, 2020. 

    4. Enter beach ramps single file in appropriate direction (each ramp will be for either going
    down to the beach, or for going up to the parking lot)
    5. 3 Port-o-Johns will be available for bathrooms located next to the existing bathroom
    facility which will include hand sanitizing stations

    Long Beach 4x4 Area Rules:
    1. Park vehicles at least 15 ft apart

    Morton Park Rules
    1. 50 vehicles max for parking lot
    2. Lifeguards will be guarding on Main Beach only
    3. Port-o-Johns will be available for bathrooms which will include hand sanitizing stations

    Fresh Pond Rules
    1. 15 vehicles max for parking lot
    2. 2 Port-o-Johns will be available for bathrooms which will include hand sanitizing stations

    Hedges Pond Rules
    1. 35 vehicles max for parking lot
    2. 2 Port-o-Johns will be available for bathrooms which will include hand sanitizing stations



White Horse Beach –  Resident Beach Parking Sticker not required as there is no parking lot available and it is limited street parking only.  Visitors are strongly advised to conduct themselves both on the street where they park, and on the beach, in a manner that respects surrounding homes.  Police take notice.  Staffed as of June 20, 2020.  Portatoilets available. 



  • Until further notice: Only Plymouth resident vehicles with a valid beach sticker will be allowed
    to park in beach parking lots. Parking will be extremely limited, and refunds are not available
    for beach parking stickers. 


  • There will be no daily parking transactions.


  • Resident Beach Parking Stickers and 4X4 Stickers can be purchased online. The link should be available on 5/29/2020. Stickers will not be sold at Town Hall. For questions regarding stickers, please call 508-747-1620 ext. 10291

    • Resident Beach Parking Sticker: $50 ($25 senior/handicap)

    • 4X4 Sticker: $70 ($45 senior/handicap)




  • If you are an out of town / out of state resident but own property in Plymouth you qualify for a beach sticker. (Not a 4x4 sticker). You must provide proof that you own property in Plymouth to be issued a sticker.

  • The Recreation Department does not supervise Plymouth Long beach or the Cross Over. For more information on those areas please contact the Environmental Management Dept. at 508-747-1620 x10201


  • Nelson Park- Splash pad:  Please contact the Parks Department for splash pad hours. 508-830-4162 x 12116


  • Brewster Gardens- Please contact the Parks Department for wedding or photo inquires. 508-830-4162 x 12116