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Great view of the river

Fantastic place to take your children crabbing off the fish pier. Wonderful fun lots of crabs. Just... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
A place to relax and enjoy the ocean!

Bass river beach aka smugglers beach is one of the gems of the Cape. Snack bar food good and fair... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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Bass River Beach, South Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fantastic place to take your children crabbing off the fish pier. Wonderful fun lots of crabs. Just sit by the river and enjoy the boats, kite surfers and fisherman.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Bass river beach aka smugglers beach is one of the gems of the Cape. Snack bar food good and fair price. Bathrooms always clean and working. Beach spotless and a lovely sitting area to watch parasailors at west Dennis beach and boats going to and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had just arrived at the Cape and were checking out the local beach locations for the following day. We arrived and surprisingly the parking lot was almost empty. We mentioned to the attendant that we were not going to park, we were just looking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The beach is great. There is a parking fee. The kids and/or adults will enjoy the fishing pier. We saw young kids throwing baskets into the water to catch crabs. So much fun to watch. My oldest wants to do that when we return next...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank M S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This beach is clean and adjacent to the Bass River so there are lots of boats to watch coming and going. There is also a public parking lot which can be used for a fee.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 899lyns
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Cool sand sculptures, kid friendly beach, easy access and parking. Very warm waters and gentle waves.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Nice beach with clean bathroom facilities and snack bar. Parking fee $15. Only issue is possible seaweed at shoreline. There is a fishing pier at one end of the beach with a small sandy area and picnic tables. This is a great place to watch...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Grammie321
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This beach was very enjoyable. They offer bathrooms and a snack bar. No showers. They also have complimentary sunscreen near snackbar. They do charge $15 for parking, high but common in this area.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank debzom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Nice family beach! We visited with children ages 9 and 12. Plenty of clean sand, hardly any seaweed, and no rocks. The water was perfect, about 71°F. Not much drop off or current, plenty of room for swimming. The other beach goers were polite and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LtPop
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a nice family beach. Clean but a little sea weed. You need a beach pass and I would get there early to ensure a parking spot.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lori M
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Destinie A
8 November 2017|
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Response from KathyPLMN | Reviewed this property |
Deep and long....unsure measurement...a couple football fields.
3 May 2017|
Response from searayguy1 | Reviewed this property |
There are several hotels on South Shore Drive with various prices. Right nest door is the Ocean Club. A beautiful resort
7 August 2016|
Response from StaceyandCory | Reviewed this property |
I think the sign said 6 o'clock until dusk.