Cape Cod Beaches in Harwich

The Cape Cod beaches in Harwich are located on Nantucket Sound and Pleasant Bay.

cape cod beaches in harwich

As you travel along the Harwich shoreline you will notice some incredibly scenic views of its three harbors, Wychmere, Saquatucket and Allen.

Beach stickers can be purchased at the Harwich Community Center, located at 100 Oak Street. The Community Center is open 7 days a week, from 8AM – 3PM. For more information on Harwich beach stickers, call 508-432-7555.

Bank Street Beach

Bank Street Beach features the soft sand and the warm, calm water of Nantucket Sound. This town beach is very popular and can get crowded. A beach sticker is required for parking. Amenities include:


Lifeguards In-Season

Mobil Concessions

Directions: Take Bank Street south from Route 28 in Harwich Port

Earl Road Beach

Earl Road is another Nantucket Sound beach run by the town of Harwich. A beach sticker is required for parking. Amenities include:


Lifeguards In-Season

Directions: Follow Lower County Rd. to Earl Rd.

Pleasant Bay Beach

Pleasant Bay Beach is also known as Jacknife Harbor Beach. Located along Rt 28 on Pleasant Bay, on the Harwich-Chatham town line.

A very informal beach with limited parking.

There are no amenities, which makes for very few people…Just the way we like it. The warm, calm waters of Pleasant Bay make this a perfect destination for families with young children.

If you are looking for an uncrowded Cape Cod beach to spend a couple of hours on with your toddler, this may be your beach.

Directions: Located right along Rt 28 on the Harwich-Chatham town line. There is no Parking Lot, just a few places to pull over. Don’t blink, or you will miss it.

Red River Beach

Red River Beach is one of the largest Cape Cod beaches in Harwich, featuring the soft sand and warm, placid waters of Nantucket Sound. Parking requires a daily fee. Amenities include:


Lifeguards In-Season


Directions: Take Uncle Venies Road off of Rt. 28.

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