Cockle Cove Beach

435 Cockle Cove Rd, South Chatham, MA 02659
Sailboats cruise around the waters of Cockle Cove Beach in Chatham, Cape Cod.

Featuring panoramic ocean views and a long sandy crescent beach, Cockle Cove Beach is great for walking and beachcombing. The warm gentle waters are also good for kayaking, paddle boarding and swimming if you don’t mind a little seaweed. The decent sized parking lot offers easy access to the beach.

Parking: 80 spaces

  • Daily $20
  • Weekly $75
  • Season $175
  • Season (Resident) $30

Chatham beach passes or a daily fee are required to park from June 26th through Labor Day. Passes can be used at all Chatham beaches with the exception of Schoolhouse Pond, which requires a seasonal resident pass.

For more information and to purchase passes visit:

Lifeguards in season
Portable toilet
Dogs allowed off-season only. No dogs May 1 through September 15.
Moderately crowded
Warm salt water