Beach Fires

Beach Fire Permits

Beach fires are allowed on Wellfleet's four ocean-side beaches only.

During the summer,beach fire permits are issued by the Beach Department on a first come, first served basis.

The Beach Sticker office is located near the pier, and is open from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM every day during the summer.  Contact them at 508-349-9818 for more information.

Click here to link to the Beach Fire Permit Regulations.

Off-Season Beach Fires

Beach fires are only allowed on three of Wellfleet's ocean side beaches, and only with a permit from the Beach Department.  Beach fires are never allowed on bay or harbor side beaches.

Off-season, no permit is required, but beachgoers must comply with the Beach Department's regulations for beach fires.  

If you plan to have a beach fire, please call the on-duty personnel at the Fire Department a couple of hours in advance and let thm know which beach you plan to use.  The Fire Dept. business line is 508-349-3754. 

Click here for a link to the Beach Department's Beach Fire Permit Information.