Hiller’s Cove Beach

For Mattapoisett residents, Hiller’s Cove Beach is a wonderful spot to enjoy the sparkling waters of Aucoot Cove and Buzzards Bay. In the summer, this town beach is a destination for families who want to splash in the cove’s warm waters and watch for birds and wildlife from the sandy shores.

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entrance to Hiller's Cove Beach in Mattapoisett

Hiller’s Cove Beach is hidden down a quiet dirt lane off Aucoot Road in Mattapoisett. But it’s worth discovering!

Hiller’s Cove Beach – also known as Aucoot Beach – is a small, secluded beach on the sandy shores of Hillers Cove. Mattapoisett families enjoy coming to this town beach to play in the cove’s calm waters, which are great for small children. From the beach, you can watch sailboats drift by on Buzzards Bay, with Cape Cod as a scenic backdrop beyond.

Habitats & Wildlife

The protected waters of Hiller’s Cove are home to a small salt marsh alongside the sandy beach. This habitat is a paradise for birds, shellfish, and even small mammals. Look for crabs skirting along the beach, and ospreys and seagulls circling the water in search of food. Over in the salt marsh, egrets and blue herons stalk unsuspecting fish and crabs. And the nearby forest nurtures wildlife like turkey and deer.

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Details
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Parking: Medium-sized unpaved parking area; parking pass required in summer (first week of July through last week of August)
Cost: $10/year for Mattapoisett resident/property owner parking pass
Dogs: No
Facilities: Restrooms
Boat Ramp: No
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: No

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
46 Aucoot Rd.
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
41.667590, -70.762709

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Hiller’s Cove Beach
Mattapoisett, MA
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Sat, June 27
6:30AM - 10:30AM
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