Ballston Beach

South Pamet Road, Truro, MA 02657
People relax by the dunes of Ballston Beach in Truro, Cape Cod.

Quiet, peaceful oceanside beach with scenic dunes and plenty of room to spread out and relax, take a dip in the cool oceanside waters, or stroll down the beach. Crowds are rarely much of an issue as parking is relatively limited. Show up early to get the best spots, or really early to catch a spectacular sunrise. Daily parking is not available, so make sure to purchase a pass ahead of time from the town.

Parking: 65 spaces

  • 1-week $120
  • 2-week $175
  • 3-week $200
  • 4-week $250
  • Season $375
  • Season (Resident) $30

Truro beach passes are required to park between the hours of 9am – 4pm from the third Saturday in June through Labor Day. Beach parking lots are free all other times. Passes can be used at all Truro beaches with the exception of the National Seashore section of Head of the Meadow Beach.

For more information and to purchase passes visit:

No lifeguards
Portable toilet
Dogs prohibited between 9am – 6pm from the third Saturday in June through Labor Day. Additional temporary bans on pets are occasionally put in place to protect nesting birds. Check posted signage.
Light crowds
Cool salt water