Horseneck Beach State Reservation


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Horseneck Beach State Reservation


Location:In the southernmost part of eastern Massachusetts, at the western end of Buzzard's Bay.
Facilities:100 campsites (including some @di sites), showers, restrooms (é), picnic areas (é), beaches (é), boat ramp, historic site.
Activities:Camping, boating (all types), fishing, swimming, windsurfing, bird watching.
Special Features:This 2-mile-long sandy beach is breezy year round and is one of the most popular ocean beaches on the Massachusetts South Shore. Its combination of ocean beach and estuary habitat makes it an excellent birding location as well.
Address:PO Box 328
Westport, MA 02791

Phone:508-636-8816
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/hbch.htm
Size: Nearly 600 acres.

See other parks in Massachusetts.
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Elsewhere around the state, Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Nickerson State Park and Salisbury Beach State Reservation are open.
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation yesterday closed eight campgrounds in Eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod: Boston Harbor Islands National Park in Boston; Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport; Myles Standish State Forest in South Carver; Nickerson State Park in Brewster; Salisbury Beach State Reservation in Salisbury; Scusset Beach State Reservation and Shawme Crowell State Forest, both in Sandwich; and Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Falmouth.