Thatcher Town Park

(508) 398-2231 ext.1240
41.635169, -70.224849
61 South Shore Drive
 South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Barnstable County

Thatcher Town Park is a pleasant stop on South Shore Drive. Near Parkers River this beach has benches overlooking the beach to enjoy the view. Sand has a light mix of shells, pebbles, and seaweed strewn across the beach wherever the tide touched. The grade to the water gradual and is the water is warm for a New England beach; waves are small and there is a moderate amount of seaweed in the water. Jetties section off the beach area; accumulation of seaweed is highest near the jetties.

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Hours Of Operation

8am to 10pm

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Parking

Free parking 18 spaces, 1 handicap space

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Life Guard

N/A

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Campfires

Not Allowed

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Food

Carry in/carry out beach with food vendors 5 minutes driving.

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Lodging

Motels/hotels and rentals are available within minutes walking.

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Pets

Not allowed

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Picnic Area

N/A

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Playground

N/A

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Restrooms / Showers

N/A

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Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Water is too calm for surfing; paddle boarding and kayaking are allowed.

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Walking Trails

N/A

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Water Quality

Water quality is monitored from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information please call (617) 626-1250. The accepted standard is 104 CFU/100mL in a single day or an average of 35 CFU/100mL over five days. The link below is the test results from 2003 to the current year. Thatcher Town Park Water Quality

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Water Temperature

http://ma.usharbors.com/harbor-guide/south-yarmouth/weather
Click on “view more buoy data” to view water temperature.

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