The Department of Marine & Environmental Affairs will accept applications for overnight camping at Long Beach through Tuesday, August 1. Applications will be randomly drawn in a lottery on Wednesday, August 2 at 2:00pm in the Cordage Room at Town Hall. Applicants awarded camping permits will be contacted following the lottery. Applications can be submitted online or in the MEA office at Town Hall, 26 Court St, during the hours of 7:30am - 4:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 7:30am - 6:30pm on Tuesday. All applications must be received by 6:30pm on August 1. Applicants must have a valid Plymouth Long Beach 4x4 sticker prior to applying for a camping permit. Each permit will be valid for up to 2 nights.
Camping dates will be Friday, August 18 through Wednesday, August 23. Camping is contingent on the completion of shorebird breeding activity and the presence of sufficient Natural Resources Staff. Camping will only be permitted in designated areas. Each party is required to have a self-contained toilet for camping. Cook fires are allowed only within permitted hours.
For more information about camping and to apply online, please visit the 2023 Long Beach Camping page.