The refuge is open year-round, sunrise to sunset (10:00 PM to 5 AM -- fishing access only). There is no charge for access to the refuge via foot and boat. A permit is required for those visitors wishing to access the refuge via over-sand vehicle. To purchase a permit, contact The Trustees of Reservations at (508) 228-6799.
No pets allowed on the refuge at ANY TIME except service animals.
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The federally threatened piping plover lives the majority of its life on open sandy beaches or rocky shores, often in high, dry sections away from water. They can be found on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. and Canada on the ocean or bay beaches and on the lakeshores.