The best camping near Scusset Beach State Reservation

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Cozy Wooded Nook

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Carver, MA
A cozy 3 acres near Cranberry Bogs. We have 5 campsites available to choose from. 1 RV (& multi tent) site and 4 onsite trailers. There are additional various locations tucked into nooks for small tent and hammock camping. Short wooded trails for dog walks. Build a fire for enjoyment, or swivel the 30” grill top over, to cook. Campfires permitted. Wood for sale on-site is $5 per bundle — mix of pine, oak, maple, ash, and poplar. The randomly dispersed hammocks are perfect for relaxing, watching sunsets through the tree line or reading a book with the morning birds. Pet friendly. 25-foot tie-out cable available for use anywhere on the property. No dump stations or bathrooms on site. [Luggable Loo Bucket Toilet available for rent for $1] Well water fill up available. Absolutely no use of liquid fire accelerants, please. We will provide endless fire starter logs and cardboard to get you going. 15 AMP ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $5/PER NIGHT 5 miles to Plymouth 25 miles to Cape Cod 45 miles to Boston
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Souza Cranberry Waterfront Campsite

3 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Rochester, MA
Come enjoy our active 50 acre cranberry bog, located in God's country, Rochester Massachusetts. Enjoy fishing, swimming, canoeing or paddle boating in our private 6 acre watering hole. Or just take a walk around the bogs enjoying the sites of nature and the animals you may see along the way. Two Waterfront sites available, no electricity, water or sewer. Generator's allowed, and generator available for rent. Water refill and dump station available upon request.
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The Cape Cod Acre

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Brewster, MA
The Cape Cod Acre is a cozy one acre oasis just 1 mile from beautiful Cape Cod Bay. Our Honey Shack is a private off grid (no electricity) tiny camp, nestled between pine trees and blueberry bushes. Nearby you can enjoy stunning beaches, hiking, paddling (fresh water ponds or the ocean), surfing, biking (access to the to the Cape Cod Rail Trail is less than a 10 minute drive), great food, restaurants and shops.
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Kelley’s corner

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Eastham, MA
A private camping spot under the trees at the end of a cul-de-sac. Quiet spot with easy access to everything Cape Cod has to offer. Sit under the trees and enjoy the sound of the birds or visit First Encounter beach a mile from the house. Provincetown, Chatham and Hyannis all just a 30 minute drive away. Lots of hiking paths and Cape Cod bike path just up the road. Excellent fishing from the beach or get a charter for tuna, striped bass and blue fish. Then come home to a quiet space just for you.
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8 Acres Homestead

2 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Tiverton, RI
Enjoy this quaint and tranquil getaway. Close to local beaches, cafes, and shops. Our property is located in the picturesque, New England coastal town of Tiverton, Rhode Island. The property is located on a main road and consists of a family residence, a Christian church, and a small farm that sits high on a hill overlooking the Nanaquaket Pond. Pitch your tent, or park your car/van, in our backyard woodlands just off the main road with rustic walking paths to the Nannaquacket Pond. Take in the natural wildlife such as deer, groundhogs, songbirds, and our free-range chickens when they are out and about. The beauty of the countryside is right around the corner. Historic Tiverton Four Corners: 4 minutes South Shore Beach: 20 minutes Newport: 30 minutes Providence: 30 minutes
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Birch And Pine

2 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Dighton, MA
Welcome to your secluded retreat nestled at the end of a long, 400-foot paved driveway, offering unparalleled privacy and tranquility. With ample space to accommodate any size RV, you'll find all the comforts of home amid the serene surroundings. Situated just 7 miles from Narragansett Bay and popular attractions like Battleship Cove, with beaches just a short drive away, you're perfectly positioned to explore the natural beauty of the area. Additionally, Cape Cod is within an hour's drive, while the historic charm of Bristol, RI, awaits just 30 minutes away. Indulge in the region's culinary delights with plenty of restaurants offering fresh seafood and local fare. Dogs are welcome on leashes, and a delightful 20-minute hike through the woods right from your camper awaits, providing the perfect opportunity to stretch your legs and reconnect with nature. At the end of the day, gather around the fire pit, with wood provided, to share stories and toast marshmallows under the starry sky. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, your idyllic getaway awaits in this serene oasis.
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Harlow Hill

3 sites · RVs1 acre · Middletown, RI
A spot to park for your vehicles on .7 acres near Middletown beaches. A space to wash your feet after the beach and hosts that live on property. A pond nearby, walk to Newport vineyards winery and brewery and .09 miles from Sweet berry farm. Bike to local beaches, 3 miles downhill. Thanks for checking us out!
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Scribbler Shed

1 site · Lodging1 acre · East Falmouth, MA
Enjoy glamping to the sounds of nature snuggled in this uniquely designed, 100 sq ft tree house. Amenities include outdoor dining, fire pit, grill, hot tub, camping porto and cold shower all within a short drive to the Falmouth beaches and the Shining Sea Bike Path. In the off-season, this "scribbler shed" is available for writing retreats and meditative getaways.
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Willy's World Wellness & conference

13 sites · RVs9 acres · Eastham, MA
We are a multi sports center with surrounding woods and fields. The entire property is 9.53 acres but the camp site is a acre next to the bike trail and close to the ocean (1 mile or less). The club on the property has an indoor rock wall, 25 yard salt system pool (84 degrees year round) saunas, hot tubs, strength & cardio facilities, tennis, pickleball, basketball, squash, racquetball, indoor field house with indoor 15,000 square foot turf field, Kid's Zone with Playworld, a two story soft play structure with slides, tunnels and lots of climbing adventures, bounce house, restaurant, classes of all kinds, yoga, aerobic, Pilates, etc. this is a beautiful ocean village close to Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet on one side and Orleans, Chatham and Brewster the opposite direction
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Vintage camper, wifi & firepit

3 sites · Lodging1 acre · Canton, MA
Get outside and bring the dog! Glamping tiny house style. Vintage RV with attached enclosed room. Your own waterfront beach with campfire pit.  Dogs welcome! Very close to neighbors in a quite secluded neighborhood, 10 miles from Boston. Experience the natural beauty of Massachusetts just a few miles outside of Boston, Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres with 125 miles of trails to explore through forests and wetlands, up hills and more.   Peace and serenity 19 miles from downtown Boston MA.   Bring the dog for swimming. Kayak and canoe in the back yard at the waters edge. Marshmallows and firewood included. Linens included. Space in backyard to pitch an extra tent for guests.  Parking on lot in front of camper. Hiking trails around the lake.
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Waterfront cabin 10minutes Cape Cod

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Wareham, MA
Beautiful cabin just three steps to the water with your very own private sandy beach cove, a dock and use of canoe, kayaks and paddle boat Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and snorkeling. A fire pit for s’mores at night. The cabin is a studio style 1 bedroom with a kitchen area with a small table for 2. It has a mini fridge And freezer. A bathroom with a shower, unheated water, a portable camping toilet and a hand washing station.. There is one electric outlet for your use. A large grill under a gazebo, propane available for a fee. A hammock for reading a book or taking a nap. This cabin is very close to neighbors in a quiet secluded neighborhood. Although the main house sits high above the Cabin we respect your privacy and you will have the grounds all to yourself during your stay. Water Wiz water park and Onset beach is only a 5 minute drive away. And only about 10 minute drive to Bourne bridge if you’d like to explore Cape Cod and its many beautiful beaches. Strict 2 person max policy.
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Sakonnet River Getaway

4 sites · Lodging7 acres · Tiverton, RI
Welcome to Enchanted Christmas Tree FarmCoast! Rhode Island may be the tiniest state in the Union, but its charm is immeasurable. With approximately 400 miles of pristine coastline, it boasts a coastal paradise that rivals any other. Picture-perfect colonial seaside towns dot the landscape, reminiscent of scenes from a postcard. The windswept cliffs add a touch of romance to the scenery, while the renowned New England seafood scene tantalizes the taste buds. Venture a bit further inland, and you'll find yourself surrounded by lush forests, sun-kissed vineyards, and glistening lakes. Combined, these elements create an enchanting backdrop for camping under the Rhode Island stars. Indulge in local delicacies like clam cakes and jumbo Quahogs, serenaded by the gentle rhythm of waves caressing the shore. Discover your own slice of nirvana amidst the beauty and tranquility of Rhode Island's coastal wonders at Enchanted Christmas Tree FarmCoast.
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The best camping near Scusset Beach State Reservation guide

Overview

About

Looking for the perfect beachy paradise to park your trailer, grill some burgers, and watch the fireworks spark? Scusset Beach State Reservation is a classic family recreation area that is located at the gateway of Cape Cod. The area offers a popular fishing pier, a quintessential soft sandy dune beach, swimming, picnicking, and nearby walking and biking on the Cape Cod Canal. It’s the perfect spot to pull out your lounge chairs and watch the plovers scurry along the shoreline. If you are coming from Boston or the South Shore, it’s a great way to get to the Cape without committing to all the traffic! Once you are here, you can comb the beach for clams, crabs, seashells, or sand dollars (the regional currency). It’s places like these that make New England winters a little more bearable!

Notable campgrounds

  • RV Sites: Equipped with hook-ups, these 98 sites are perfect for those who bring their home on wheels.
  • Tent-Only Sites: For a more traditional camping experience, choose from 5 serene tent-only sites.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early, as sites fill up quickly, especially during peak summer months.
  • Have flexible dates ready to increase your chances of securing a spot.
  • Check for cancellations regularly, as last-minute openings can occur.
  • Explore nearby camping options to ensure you have a backup plan.

When to go

The prime time to visit Scusset Beach State Reservation is from late spring to early fall, when the park is fully accessible and activities like swimming and fishing are most enjoyable. Avoid the winter months when the beach's allure is dimmed by chilly winds and fewer services.

Know before you go

  • Day-use parking fees apply from May 14 to October 30, with different rates for MA residents and non-residents.
  • Alcohol is prohibited, ensuring a family-friendly atmosphere throughout your visit.
  • Accessible facilities are available, including camping sites, fishing areas, and trails.
  • Pets are not allowed on the beach, so plan accordingly if traveling with furry friends.
  • Remember to reserve beach wheelchairs in advance to ensure availability.

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