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South Shore Beach - 140 South Shore Road
Beach Telephone: 401-239-4818
Beach Email:  southshorebeach@gmail.com


        As of Sunday, 9/24/2023 the entrance gate to the beach will be closed
from 11PM to 5AM daily until next years beach season.

 
Beach Season: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, weather permitting.

Food Services:  The Beach Commission grants permission to a few private vendors to serve food at the Beach. 
Currently those include, hot dogs, ice cream, shaved ice.

Sanitary Facilities:  Port-a-jons are provided, no running water available
                                                                                                                                                         
Parking Fees, Permits or Passes are available at the entrance of the beach by beach personnel.  
Beach Rates listed below:          
 
                               
                                   2023 Beach Fees

Passes/Permits  Description  Cost 
Beach Pass Daily - Weekday $20
  Daily - Weekend or Holiday  $25
  Weekly  $75
  Season  $250
     
Motorcycle Pass  Daily - Weekday $20
Motorcycle Pass Daily - Weekend or Holiday $25
     
Camper Application Fee 2023 $100
*requires prior approval by application Senior Citizens & Veterans $50
  *Day Camper pass $40
  *Overnight Camper pass $50
     
Campfire Permit Fires out by 10pm $10

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Letter from The Nature Conservancy to Beach Commission dated 06-12-2020

The beach is managed by the Beach Commission through authority granted by State enabling legislation.  Day-to-day operations are managed by a hired Beach Manager throughout the beach season.  

Beach Commission

The Beach Commission consists of five (5) members elected at the Financial Town Meeting for four (4) year staggered terms. The Commission shall have the authority to manage, regulate and control all public beaches owned by the Town and to make suitable provisions for the care, management maintenance, protection and improvement of the beaches.

Members:

  • Joseph D, Maiato
  • Samantha Snow
  • Donald Medeiros
  • William Ryan
  • Mikel Folcarelli

 Shoreline Change Map - 1939-2003 
Enabling Legislation 1939

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