Camping units must be able to hook up to all 3 services (water, electric, and sewer) and be self contained. No pop-ups or tents are allowed at this campground at any time. Camping Policies.
A park store is located in the day-use area. Restaurants, entertainment, and other services are offered along Rt. 1A, just a short walk north. The park is close to many area attractions, including whale watching, saltwater fishing charter boats, sandy beaches, and swimming.
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. 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.
Are pets allowed at South Beach - Hampton State Park?
Equestrians: Riding in the Off-Season
Horseback riding is permitted on Hampton Beach from October 1 - April 30. Parking is available at the South Beach lot. Contact the park directly or see our administrative rules for more information.
Group Use Reservations
For information on this parks pavilion rental please visit Pavilions & Group Use page.
Youth Group Day Use
Youth and School Groups must call the park directly at least 2 weeks prior to arrival to make reservations before visiting. The Bus Pass Program is available for NH youth organizations that meet the program criteria (for more information and applications, please visit BUS PASS PROGRAM.)
Groups that do not meet the qualification for the Bus Pass Program are eligible to receive a discounted rate. For More information, please visit our School & Youth Group Page.
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. Help keep the beaches clean and dispose of cigarette butts in the appropriate receptacles.
Dump Station is for use by registered campers only.
Outside use is not permitted. See campground map for dump station location.
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Visit our Accessibility page. For more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.
Find Additional Seacoast Beaches and Parks Here:
Hampton Beach State Park
Jenness State Beach
North Hampton State Beach
Wallis Sands State Park
Odiorne State Park
Rye Harbor State Park
Hampton State Park Beaches Aerial Photo
For information about sea life visit the
New England Aquarium
Blue Ocean Society Discovery Center
Information about Monarch Butterflies
Endangered Piping Plovers
Oceanfront Pavilion at Hampton Beach State Park
Seacoast Weddings, Meetings and Events Brochure