John’s Pond

Back Road, Mashpee, MA 02649
Pine trees line the shore at John's Pond in Mashpee, Cape Cod.

Popular among locals, John’s Pond is a freshwater beach featuring a modern playground, covered picnic area and clean water for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. Scattered pine trees provide some nice shaded areas on the shore. The large parking lot requires the purchase of a parking pass ahead of time in-season.

Parking: 77 spaces

  • Weekly $50
  • Season (Resident) $30

A weekly visitor pass or seasonal resident pass is required to park at all town-owned Mashpee beaches from mid-June until Labor Day. Passes are valid for Attaquin Park, John’s Pond and the town lot at South Cape Beach.

For more information and to purchase passes visit:

Lifeguards in season
Portable Toilets
Dogs not allowed
Moderately crowded
Warm fresh water