Owners have broad access to town properties and beaches between June 15th and Labor Day. Below is a recap of Summer
DOGS ARE PERMITTED
Harbor, Eastham before 9AM and after 4PM from June 15th to Labor Day (no restriction in the off-season)
Bike trail between Salt Pond and Coast Guard Beach from November 1 - April 30
- Cape Cod Rail Trail
- Cape Cod National Seashore
(CCNS) ocean beaches
Except as follows:
During the summer on life guard-protected beaches.
Passing through to unprotected areas is permitted.
During shorebird nesting periods in seasonally posted locations. Passing through is prohibited.
All fire roads within the Cape Cod National Seashore
Fresh water ponds within the Cape Cod national
Seashore (beaches and water), October 16th through May 14th
Designated nature trails at any time because they affect wildlife
Bicycle trails - except between Salt Pond and Coast Guard Beach from November 1 - April 30.
WHERE DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED
Public bay or pond bathing beaches from Labor Day to June 15th (Town of
Playgrounds and sports fields
See special prohibitions regarding the CCNS above.
Pets must be on a leash or under the control of a responsible person
Pick up your pet's fecal matter - $50 fine - NO WARNINGS GIVEN
Authorities enforce the pet policies for the benefit of visitors and the areas
unique environment. Failure to pick up after your pet or keep your pet under immediate voice control (or leashed) may result
in a fine