Frequently Asked Questions

Beaches Frequently Asked Questions
When do Orleans Beaches charge for parking?
Weekends starting Saturday, May 25, 2019
Daily starting Saturday, June 15, 2019
Last day charging Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day)
 
Hours of operation are - 7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M at both beaches.
 
Where do Orleans Beaches charge for parking?
Nauset Beach - 250 Beach Road - Orleans, MA 02653
Skaket Beach - 200 Skaket Beach Road - Orleans, MA 02653
 
What are the parking fees at Nauset & Skaket Beach?
Daily Hangtag:    $20.00/daily
Available at Nauset and Skaket entry gates. Cash only. Daily pass per single vehicle, same day re-entry to Nauset & Skaket Beach. Non transferable, no refunds.
Week Pass:        $75.00/week (7 days from the date of purchase)
Available at Nauset Administration Building, 250 Beach Rd. 9 am - 3:30 pm. Cash or Check only. Valid vehicle registration required. Valid 7 consecutive days from date of purchase.
Season Pass:     $220.00/season 
Available at Nauset Beach Admin Building, 250 Beach Rd. 9 am - 3:30 pm. Cash or Check only. Valid vehicle registration required.
 
If I’m visiting Orleans this summer can I buy a weekly sticker for the beach parking lots? When?  Where?
Yes. Beach parking lot stickers (weekly & seasonal) are available to purchase at the Nauset Beach Administration Bldg, 250 Beach Rd., Saturday's & Sunday's starting May 25, 2019. Daily sales begin Saturday June 15, 2019.  Bring a copy of your current vehicle registration. A 1-week permit is $75 (Seven consecutive days from the date of purchase) and the seasonal permit is $220. 
 
When are Orleans Beaches closed?
Nauset Beach:     closed 11 PM - 6 AM
                             - Sunrise viewers welcome to park near the gatehouse. Visiting past 7:30 AM will require a valid hangtag/sticker.
Skaket Beach:     closed 10 PM - 7 AM
 
How much per day for a daily beach ticket and where can I purchase it?
Nauset & Skaket daily tickets are available at their respective gatehouses for $20 (2019 season prices).  The tickets are valid at both Nauset and Skaket for the same day.
 
When and where can I buy a sticker for my OSV?
The document link below has all the pertinent information for OSV stickers for 2019. Please call the Sticker Office at (508) 240-3790 x3105 if you have any questions. 
 
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