Where: Chapin Beach Road, Dennis View Map
Water Type: Salt water
Good for: Swimming, Fishing, Skimboarding
Popular with 4WD owners—one needs special permits to drive on the beach. A Cape Cod Bay beach, backed by low sand dunes giving it a very private feel, this beach is perfect for ,swimming, sunbathing and exploring the tidal flats.
Cathy F.USA2 reviewsMember since: Jul 2020
Spectacular at low tide. Found 2 dozen giant surf clam shells. Especially wonderful off season,
Joei R.Millbury, MA1 reviewMember since: Aug 2020
We discovered the amazing sunsets at Chapins Beach on our first trip here. We loved it so much that we got married on this beach this year. It was an amazing and picture-perfect “pop up” wedding ceremony that delighted our friends and strangers alike!
Tom T.2 reviewsMember since: Sep 2019
Beautiful beach but Beware of high tide !!! Haha we almost got stuck on the sand bar
Jerry K.Watertown, MA4 reviewsMember since: Apr 2015
Low tide provides spacious private beach experience for 6 hours everyday. My second choice is Skatet Beach in Orleans.
Kathleen M.USA2 reviewsMember since: Aug 2019
It's a close walk to the dunes of Grey's Beach...so much fun in the whirlpools! But watch out! The tide comes in fast, and the currents are wicked!
John P.Liverpool, NY2 reviewsMember since: Oct 2018
Great beach to enjoy watching wind surfers braving the waves. We enjoyed walking for long distance at low tide in the early mornings!
Sandra G.Attleboro, MA2 reviewsMember since: Jun 2010
My favorite beaches are Chapin's and Sea Street (Dennis bayside) and both are an easy drive. Both beaches are awesome for the sand and swimming at either low or high tide.
Leanne F.United States2 reviewsMember since: Jul 2018
white sands and GREAT for the kids at low tide when the tide pools are around. The kids loved catching little fish, hermit crabs, etc. Great for families! Parking is limited so go early (pre 10am)
Caroline D.Ronkonkoma, NY2 reviewsMember since: Aug 2018
Chapin Beach had tide pools full of treasures for the kids to explore during low tide and shallow surf at low or high tide that's perfect for swimming.
Charlotte B.Gloversville, NY2 reviewsMember since: Aug 2017
A smaller less congested beach ..excellent for children.
Bill A.2 reviewsMember since: Jun 2016
Kind of a quieter beach but when tide is out it can be a long walk to the water. great for kids as there is a large area to run around when tide is out.
Virginia K.Utica, NY2 reviewsMember since: Apr 2015
We are from New York. This beach was worth the wait! My kids and I went in and explored and my husband waited in the car a half hour for an opening! Get there early if u want to get in! AMAZING! We have never seen anything like it! Beautiful! The dunes & a mile walk out...
Laura M.Webster, NY2 reviewsMember since: Jan 2013
Miles of sandy beach to walk on and if you are looking for a 'quieter' beach - this is it !
Linda P.Coventry, CT2 reviewsMember since: Mar 2013
Warm bay water, dramatic tide changes, beautiful grassy sand bars, relatively uncrowded.
Susan D.Woburn, MA2 reviewsMember since: Feb 2008
We had a picnic lunch on Chapin Beach and watched about 30 kite surfers!
Sarah B.Branford, CT2 reviewsMember since: Aug 2013
Tidal pools are cool you can walk out for what seems like miles. Sand makes amazing "art" and pet friendly!!