Wallis Sands State Park
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.
Make a Reservation
Book a parking spot at Wallis Sands Beach: Visitors should make a reservation before arriving at the park as parking is limited. Visitors who do not make a reservation will be turned away. When planning a visit, reservations must be made prior to the arrival and no later than 9am the day of your visit. Please plan ahead in the event the parking areas reach capacity.
Wallis Sands Reservations
Parks Plate and Season Pass holders:
There will be a limited number of parking spaces set aside for plate/pass holders at each park. We encourage plate/pass holders to make reservations whenever possible to ensure a space. There is a $1 non-refundalble online transaction fee. For more information visit our day-use reservation page.
NH Senior Citizens ages 65+:
To receive your discount at Wallis Sands State Park (and all other per vehicle locations), check the NH Senior Citizens box in the primary occupant profile section of the order details page.
Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly.
|Passenger vehicle: $15
||Open: May 7, 2021
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. The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.
Parking fee is $15 per passenger vehicle. NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes are available.
Are pets allowed at Wallis Sands State Park?
Pets are not permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy 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 Disabilities
Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs. (603-436-9404)
|Notice: Drone Use is Restricted
|Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permittted to fly over or within NH State Park boundaries.