The County of Dukes County
No Dogs Allowed on State Beach!

Joseph A. Sylvia State Beach (between Oak Bluffs and Edgartown)

As of April 1st there are no dogs or other pets allowed on the beach. This is to protect the endangered native bird species (least terns, piping plovers and oyster catchers) during their nesting season. Any violation could result in a $50 fine.


Martina Thornton
County Manager
County of Dukes County
P.O. Box 190
Edgartown, MA 02539

tel.   508-696-3840
fax  508-696-3841