Barlows Landing

Whether you’re ready to go boating, paddling, or swimming, you’ll find a place to play at Barlows Landing in Bourne. This town-owned beach and boat ramp provides access to Pocasset Harbor, a gateway to upper Buzzards Bay. With sandy shores and sheltered waters, Barlows Landing is a great destination for a perfect Cape Cod day.

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boat ramp at Barlows Landing in Bourne

Launch your boat into Pocasset Harbor from Barlows Landing in Bourne for a day of fishing and boating on Buzzards Bay.

Barlows Landing is located on Pocasset Harbor, a protected waterway just southeast of the Cape Cod Canal. The beach is a great place to bring kids because it’s sandy, calm, and shallow. And with beautiful west-facing water views, Barlows Landing is an excellent spot to watch a summer sunset.

For boaters, the boat ramp at Barlows Landing is an entryway to the waters of upper Buzzards Bay and the Cape Cod Canal. Launch from here, and you can enjoy a day of fishing on the Bay’s open waters or lounging by nearby Bassetts Island.

Habitats & Wildlife

Pocasset Harbor and neighboring Red Brook Harbor form a sheltered nook along the eastern shore of Buzzards Bay. Salt marshes line the harbor’s shores just north and south of Barlows Landing, which makes Pocasset Harbor a haven for paddlers to explore. Watch gulls and terns wing their way through the skies in summer, while in winter, look for ducks rafting on the harbor’s icy surface.

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Details
Hours: 5am-10pm
Parking: Medium-sized paved vehicle parking area with additional gravel parking for vehicles and trailers
Cost: Town beach parking sticker required in summer ($25 for residents, $15 for senior residents, $50 for non-residents)
Dogs: No
Facilities: Boat Ramp, Pier (concrete), Kayak Launch, Picnic Table, Trash, Bicycle Rack
Boat Ramp: Yes (asphalt)
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: No

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
498 Barlows Landing Rd.
Bourne, MA 02559
41.691258, -70.626357

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Barlows Landing
Bourne, MA
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