Wallis Sands State Beach
1050 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870
603-436-9404 (In season)
603-227-8722 (Seacoast Regional Office)
Wallis Sands State Beach offers oceanfront swimming, views of the Isles of Shoals, and a sandy beach that families especially enjoy. Beach amenities include a store that sells a variety of items, food, and drinks; and a large bathhouse with hot and cold showers. The park has a grassy area with picnic tables, but fires are not allowed. The parking lot can accommodate 500 cars. Prior to visiting seacoast, familiarize yourself with the Seacoast Beach information as well as Seacoast Beach parking options.
Please Note: Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed.
Lifeguarding Schedule: Lifeguards are on duty from May 27th through September 4th. Lifeguard hours are 10 am to 5 pm daily.
|Passenger vehicle: $15
The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the off-season, and day-use fees are not collected. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.
Admission is $15 per passenger vehicle. NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes are available.
Visiting With Your Pet
Pets are not allowed on the beach from May 1 to September 30. Pets are allowed on the beach from October 1 to April 30. All animals must be on a standard or rectractable leash not greater than 6 feet in length. Animal owners shall clean up any waste eliminated by their animals and place it in a trash can or remove it off-site. See our Visiting With Pets webpage for more information.
Keep Your Parks Clean
Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.
For listings of current advisories, please visit the State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services Beach Advisories website page.
Access for Persons with DisabilitiesPlease contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs. (603-436-9404)