Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp

Set off on a Pocasset Harbor paddling adventure from the Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp in Bourne. This small, town-owned ramp provides access for local residents to explore the waters around Pocasset Heights, Bassetts Island, and Wings Neck.

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A small boat tied up at the Massasoit Avenue launch in Bourne.

Launch your small boat, kayak, or paddleboard from the Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp to explore Pocasset Harbor.

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the Bourne village of Pocasset, the Massasoit Avenue ramp offers a place to launch kayaks, paddleboards, and small boats. From here, you can navigate secluded Pocasset Harbor. Shellfishing is also allowed here in season with a valid Bourne shellfish license.

This boat ramp is located close to neighboring homes. Please respect private property and obey posted parking regulations.

Habitats & Wildlife

Pocasset Harbor is a protected water body that’s great to explore by kayak or paddleboard. From salt marshes to sandy beaches, there are lots of scenic places around the harbor to discover.

If you’re new to paddling and want a short, wildlife-focused trip, head up to the marshes of Pocasset Heights or Wings Neck. Here, you can look for wading birds like herons and egrets. Want a longer journey? Paddle all the way around Bassetts Island past Scraggy Neck and through Red Brook Harbor.

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Details
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Parking: None
Cost: Town parking sticker required ($25 for residents, $15 for senior residents, $50 for non-residents)
Facilities: Boat Ramp, Kayak Launch
Boat Ramp: Yes (asphalt/shoreline)
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: No

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
43 Massasoit Ave.
Bourne, MA 02559
41.686278, -70.628333
Bourne Department of Natural Resources: (508) 759-0600 x1504

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp
Bourne, MA
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