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South Side of Town
(Nantucket Sound)
Ryders Cove Rd
Barn Hill Rd

Parking of vehicles and/or boat trailers at Barn Hill Landing is restricted to Chatham residents and Chatham non-resident property taxpayers.
Ramp is open for use by non-residents with parking available along Barn Hill Road shoulder.
First come, first served parking, launches into Oyster River.

Stage Harbor (Old Mill Boat Yard) Ramp located adjacent to the Harbormaster office at 613 Stage Harbor Road
Resident or non-resident taxpayer only for launch and parking
 (must have a beach, landfill or recycle sticker for the Town of Chatham)
Launches into mid-Stage Harbor. N - Must cross new inlet or Chatham Bar to get into the Atlantic.
North Side of Town
(Atlantic Ocean)
Must cross new inlet or Chatham Bar to get into the Atlantic.
Crows Pond ramp
Fox Hill Road
Across from Eastward Ho Country Club
Extremely limited parking,
partial paving (small boats only), should avoid low tide, launches into Crows Pond.
Resident/Non-resident taxpayers only - requires beach, landfill or recycle sticker
Ryder's Cove ramp
- On Pleasant Bay 

Paved ramp - parking - All Tides - Rt. 28 to Ryders Cove Rd.

Located at the end of Ryders Cove Road adjacent to the boat yard
– Non-residents require a “ramp use” permit beginning the 1st day of Commercial Bass season through September 30 (excludes Labor Day weekend and does not entitle you to resident parking spaces). 

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Resident/Non-resident taxpayers require beach, landfill or recycle sticker,
Non-resident mooring permit holders require copy of mooring permit on dashboard
No on-site non-resident parking, extended parking on Old Comers Road.

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Mitchell River ramp located on 
Bridge Street - On Nantucket Sound (South Side of town)

Limited parking,
Launches into Mitchell River, very steep at low tide
Must be able to clear the drawbridge
 - (clearance approximately 11' @ low tide, 6.67' @ high tide)
No permit required


Cape Cod Fisherman's Alliance

Mass Environmental Police

U.S. Coast Guard
Cape Cod Office Contact Info

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
New England District
696 Virginia Road
Concord, MA 01742