Wallis Sands State Beach

43.028270, -70.729207
1050 Ocean Blvd.
Rye, NH 03870
(603) 436-9404 (In season)
(603) 227-8717 (Seacoast Regional Office)
Rockingham County

Wallis Sands State Park is a smaller beach located along Route 1A in Northern Rye, New Hampshire with an open view of the Atlantic Ocean and the Isles of Shoals. Providing everything you need in a small area; food, drinks, bathhouse, grassy area for frisbee or beach games, picnic tables, and the beach, Wallis Sands State Park is the perfect destination for families. With ample parking this small beach does get crowded which adds to the enjoyment for kids and makes for a fun day in the sun. This beach may not be the best choice for a quiet day away from the crowds however; its families that Wallace Sands will appeal to most as all the amenities are in close proximity.

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Hours Of Operation

8am-6pm May 24 - Mid June

8am-8pm Mid June - September 1

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$15 per passanger vehicle, $20 RV/Bus/Van, some local residents may sell parking spaces as well.

Handicap spaces are available.

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Life Guard Schedule

9am - 5pm Memorial Day weekend

9am - 5pm June 1 - September 1

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Not allowed

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Carry in/carry out beach with a food vendor on-site

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Available within 5-10 minutes driving

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No pets allowed

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Picnic Area

Picnic tables are available

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No playground equipment however, there is a large grassy field.

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Public Transportation


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Restrooms / Showers

Restrooms and showers available on-site and close at 6pm daily

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Possibly in the offseason

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Walking Trails


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Water Quality

Water quality is monitored during the swim season; if necessary, information is posted. For more information please call (603) 271-0698 or email: beaches@des.nh.gov.
Wallis Sands Water Quality Report

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