RV Parks, Cape Cod:
A list of Parks for the RV Vacation on Cape Cod, MA
Cape Cod offers many good campsites both State and private. One of the best for families with active children might be Shawme Crowell State Forest in Sandwich on the upper Cape.
The park has RV and tent camping on sites large enough to have a camp fire.
There are bike trails within the park and many others in the area, especially along the nearby Cape Cod Canal.
Shawme Crowell has sites spaced well apart to provide privacy and quiet.
The location at the beginning of Cape Cod at Sandwich gives the park access to the Sandwich museums, nature preserves, and exquisite antique buildings, including the Hoxie House, the oldest house on Cape Cod.
The park accommodates RV campers with a dump station and water, a great recycling station for plastic, glass, paper)
Many miles of bike and walking trails are within the park and a short drive or bike ride away, you find the Cape Cod Canal with its nearly 14-miles of flat, paved trails that run beside the canal.
Within a few miles of Shawme Crowell State Forest, you find Scusset Beach State Reservation and its campground. The fee for Shawme Crowell, $12 for residents of the State $15 for others, is applicable for parking at Scusset. This is a cold water beach but the boat action in the canal can provide some entertainment. The canal can provide some good striper fishing from the jetty and the banks and in salt water there is no need for a license although you do need to observe length limits and bag limits.
On the south side of the canal, the town of Sandwich has three salt water beaches reached by a gravel trail from the Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center and from the boardwalk. (Free Parking, Big rig parking in the overflow lot next to the lobster market)
The Cape Cod Canal Bike Trail's eastern end at the Scusset Beach State Reservation.
The flat paved trail runs seven miles on one side of the canal and six and a half on the other. You can walk your bike over the Sagamore and Bourne bridges to bike both sides of the canal in one day, a total of about 14 miles.
Getting to Cape Cod: Boston is the nearest large city to Cape Cod.
Air service reaches Boston from other major hubs and cities. Rental cars are available at the airport. From Boston take Route 93 to Route 3 and after 60 miles, cross the Cape Cod Canal. Continue on Route 6 for all locations on Cape Cod or go to Route 6A for the slower scenic route through the villages. Routes 6 and 6A join in Orleans and go to the tip of Cape Cod.
Several small commuter airlines serve Hyannis Airport and Provincetown Airport on Cape Cod from Boston, Providence, and New Bedford. Cape Air, US Airways Express, and Linear Air (Hanscom Field Bedford Ma)
Bus service is available from Boston and from Logan Airport. Plymouth and Brockton, Logan Direct serves Hyannis
Bonanza Bus Lines serves Bourne, Falmouth, and the Wood's Hole ferry from Logan Airport
Passenger Boats leave daily from Boston to the tip of Cape Cod (May -September) at Provincetown. Bicycles can go aboard.
A fast cat boat and a slower conventional passenger boat make trips from Boston. Bicycles permitted
A passenger boat makes a daily run from Plymouth, MA to Provincetown.
Scusset Beach road, Sandwich, MA
- Scusset Beach State Reservation 508-888-0859
98 sites with elect and water hookups, dump station available, April -October
Winter camping for self-contained units beach and bike trails
Near the Cape Cod Canal Bike Trail 14 miles flat biking, wheel chair carriage, walking
- Myles Standish State Forest 508-866-2526
475 sites, no hookups, dump station only April-October
Fresh water beach, bike trails,
742 Acre Park, 285 Campsites, no hookups, dump station only
Rt 130, Sandwich, MA, Beach and bike trails woodsy sites Tent and RV History museums of Sandwich. Cape cod Canal bike trails
A Family Park for Biking, Hiking, and Nature walks: Cape Cod's Shawme Crowell State Forest in Sandwich on the upper Cape.
Bike trails within the park others along the nearby Cape Cod Canal.
Shawme Crowell is in Sandwich the museum town where you will find history, nature preserves, and the Hoxie House, the oldest house on Cape Cod.
RV Parks on Cape Cod are listed here. Use this List of RV and tent camping parks on Cape Cod for a camping Vacation in private and State parks near bike trails, museums, and public beaches
Brewster, Cape Cod, MA
418 sites, no hookups, dump station only April-October
historic sites nearby, bike trails, two beaches nearby Woodsy Tent Sites and RV sites Near Orleans, Windmill, 25 mile Rail trail, Dunes trails not far
Private RV Parks:
Bayview Campgrounds, Rt. 28, Bourne, 1-508-759-7610 Full Hookup, www.bayviewcampground.com
Bourne Scenic Park, rt. 6 Buzzards Bay, 1-508-759-7873,
www.bournescenicpark.com Beside the Cape cod Canal bike walking, wheel chair, carriage accessible trail
Cape Cod Campresort & Cabins, East Falmouth, 1-508-548-1458 www.capecampresort.com full hookups
Peters Pond RV Resort, Sandwich, MA 1-508-477-1775
Full hookups, www.peterspond.com/
Link to Hiking and biking trails in the Sandwich area of Upper Cape Cod
Activities and Area Attractions
Plimoth Plantation www.plimoth.org/ A recreated village of the first settlement in the year 1627 where costumed guides interpret history
Holly Ridge Golf Course Sandwich
Round Hill Country Club Sandwich
Sandwich Hollows golf club www.sandwichhollows.com
Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, 6 discovery Hill RD. East Sandwich 02573 1-508-888-6870 firstname.lastname@example.org, Nature trails
Thornton Burgess Museum, 4 Water St, Route 30, Sandwich 02563, 1-508-888-4668 email@example.com
RV Parks, Cape Cod: A list of Private Parks on Cape Cod, MA
To Find RV Parks on Cape Cod for a Cape Cod Vacation use this list of Parks with private and State parks included near bike trails, museums, and public beaches. Tent camping included.
RV and Tent Camping on Upper Cape Cod
List of sites in State Parks and Private Parks,a directory of Cape Cod RV and Tent Camping Parks. Use the list above and on these pages to find tent sites and RV parks. Click for Upper Cape Cod Camping.
Click link for Lower Cape Cod Camping
Cape Cod Canal fishing. Scusset Beach RV Park offers RV and tent site with access to the Cape Cod Canal bike trails and salt water fishing.
Cape Cod Canal biking, Scusset Beach RV Park and beach
The RV Park at Scusset Beach Cape Cod offers access to the Cape Cod Canal, hiking, biking fishing, and sightseeing