FAQ: Visitors

Q: When are parking fees collected for the DCR Nantasket Beach lots?

A: Parking fees are collected between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm seven days a week. People arriving early are expected to pay when attendants arrive at 8:00 am or risk getting a ticket. We notify the early arrivals by signage and notices we place on windshields.

Q: Can I purchase a parking pass for the summer?

A: If you have a MA registration, you can go to the DCR office at 215 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, and purchase a calendar year pass for $60.  It is good at the DCR (State) parking lots at Nantasket Beach and also at other DCR properties throughout the Commonwealth.

Q: When are Nantasket Beach comfort stations open?

A: Comfort stations open at 7:00 am daily. The Cook and Tivoli close at 6:00 pm.  The MJM Bath House and Waiting room close at 8:00 pm.

Q: Are dogs allowed on Nantasket Beach?

A: Dogs are permitted seasonally.  Dogs are prohibited from May 1st until September 15th on Nantasket Beach Reservation and from June 1st until September 15th on all Town of Hull beaches.

Q: How do I get more information about anything and everything Nantasket Beach?

A: Contact the local office of the Department of Conservation and Recreation at 781-925-1777.