This quaint, residents-only beach in Osterville is a popular place to watch the sunset over the back beach. There is a fishing pier, a huge parking lot and great sand and surf. The beach also has surf chairs and benches.
Dowses Beach has a no-ball-playing rule.
- Hours: Beach is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Lifeguards on duty daily, 9am - 5pm
- Parking: Free lot
- Public/Private: Private
- Type: Ocean
- Common activities: Fishing
- Facilities: Food/drink, Restrooms, Showers
- Restrictions: No alcohol, No fires, No pets, No smoking
- Cars allowed: No