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Unread 03-22-2010, 10:35 AM   #1
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beaches in mass to drive on?

i'm looking for a beach i can legally drive on in mass, i'm assuming out in the cape but i don't know where to look.
anyone know anywhere?

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Unread 03-22-2010, 12:57 PM   #2
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Cape Cod National Seashore. You will need a permit from the National Park Service. They will require a bunch of equipment, all of which is common sense for anybody that goes off-road anyways.

Make sure you air down before hitting the sand. Way down. Like 10 psi.
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Unread 03-22-2010, 05:11 PM   #3
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Cape Cod National Seashore. You will need a permit from the National Park Service. They will require a bunch of equipment, all of which is common sense for anybody that goes off-road anyways.

Make sure you air down before hitting the sand. Way down. Like 10 psi.
cool i'll google that right now, but you don't know of any other places?
and are you sure about 10psi? seems a little low for the tires i got, im thinking no lower than 15-20
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We just took a rental Izusu trooper on the beach down East Orleans with street pressure. Usually on the sand we run around 20-22psi.

My folks still have a place there. We found these sites to be most helpful:

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Bend over for when you pay. I don't think they do day passes anymore.
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Unread 03-22-2010, 07:28 PM   #6
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. . . and are you sure about 10psi? seems a little low for the tires i got, im thinking no lower than 15-20
Yes, I'm sure. Although it does depend somewhat on the tire size and wheel width. I've gone even lower with 33's and 36's. On packed sand you can get away with street pressure but you better be light as a feather on the gas. I can't count the number of yuppies I've seen buried up to their axles because they ignored the requirement to air down.
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Sandy Neck Beach in Sandwich is great to drive on. I think to get a pass, it's pretty expensive. I know it's $75 for residents.
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The end of plumb island, the reservation near Newburyport. you need to be fishing though... so rods and equipment for everyone along with some standard stuff. but you do get to drive on the beach...
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Unread 03-23-2010, 12:58 PM   #9
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Yes, I'm sure. Although it does depend somewhat on the tire size and wheel width. I've gone even lower with 33's and 36's. On packed sand you can get away with street pressure but you better be light as a feather on the gas. I can't count the number of yuppies I've seen buried up to their axles because they ignored the requirement to air down.
well mine are bone stock thats why it would kind of concern me.
i dont want to pop a bead or anything.

but thanks guys ill check some of these places out!
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