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Wood Neck Beach, Cape Cod

Falmouth, MA

41.575934° N, -70.641339° W

Where: Sippewissett Road, Falmouth View Map

Water Type: Salt water

Type: Calm

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Good for: Swimming, Walking, Windsurfing


With a lagoon side and an ocean side Woodneck Beach has something for everyone. Looking for crabs, wading, boogie boarding, and swimming are all popular activities.


9 total reviews

Danvers, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Dec 2017


Wood Neck Beach is right around the corner and great for the young kids as the tide goes out and offers plenty of activities for them in tidal pools to catch small fish, collect sea shells, and build sand castles without the parents having to worry that they were going to wander off into deep water

Portland, ME
2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2018


About a 5min walk from the home, an actual lazy river forms as the tide comes in and out. PERFECT for the kids. The stretch of private beach that's a 1min walk from the home is great too, especially for cocktails as the sun goes down.

Dalton, GA
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2018


Great beach especially with children. There is basically a lazy river that pushes you into the wetlands. We enjoyed an afternoon of swimming, crab hunting, seashell gathering and sea glass collecting. We witnessed a great sunset too! Just be sure to bring bug spray.... when the sun goes down the bugs come out.

Weston, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jun 2012


Favorite and a recent discovery is Wood Neck Beach. It is a short drive north but worth it. Sandy and lovely. We also enjoyed Stony Beach if you need a short walk from the house [Woods Hole Vacation Rental ID 25679]

Penfield, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2016


Wood Neck beach is my favorite beach in Falmouth. It is not very crowed and there is a beautiful view. It is rocky but if you have water shoes it is fine.

2 reviews
Member since: Oct 2015


Wood Neck beach was a short drive and we were able to park there since they were not checking for Residence stickers yet. We loved the inlet size for both swimming, snorkeling, and finding shells and creatures with the grand kids. Go as the tide is coming in and enjoy a boogie board ride on the inlet entrance as the water rushes in.
Would recommend wearing water shoes or toe covered sandals as it is rocky with lots of sharp shells.

2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2015


Beautiful, large beach, bring rubber shoes, will help with rocky sections of the beach, beautiful sunsets, take a cocktail to the beach and enjoy it at the end of the day. If you catch it near high tide there's a floating area that will take you 500-600 yards into a great inlet, pretty safe for kids , not very deep, like a water park without the charge, crowds and the insanity, nice gentle float, at a good pace.

2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2014


You need a beach sticker to get in and there are no facilities or snack bar, but it's great for kids. There's a shallow area where kids can hunt for shells and crabs and if the tide is going in the right direction you can ride the river out to the main beach. It also has a beautiful sunset view.

Medway, MA
4 reviews
Member since: Mar 2011


This beach has a bit of everything--a channel, salt marsh, tidal flats, sand bar. It is rocky on one end, but on the channel side, there is a reasonably-sized strip of sand to set up umbrellas, etc. Young children need to be very carefully watched if they play in the channel--the tides fill/empty the channel VERY quickly and the water can move very fast. This is our favorite beach in Falmouth!

Wood Neck Beach Vacation Rentals

ID 21692
3 BR
2 baths
Sleeps 6
Cape Cod Get-Away ... Short Walk to Beach ... Weekends Avail
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ID 16460
3 BR
2 ½ baths
Sleeps 6
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Distance to beach: steps to private ocean beach
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