Bathing Beaches


The Town of Bourne has nine public bathing beaches which includes two fresh water bodies. The dates of operation for the Summer of 2022 are through Labor Day. Beaches are sampled weekly, with the exception of any beaches that have received a variance from the state to be sampled monthly. Visit the Barnstable County Bathing Beach Water Quality website for more information and to see Bourne beach monitoring results:


Beach NameMarine or FreshSampling Schedule8/4/228/11/228/12/22
Barlows LandingMarineWeeklyPASSPASS 
Cataumet HarborMarineWeeklyPASSPASS 
PatiussetMarineWeeklyPASS***FAIL***RE-TEST PASSED
Gilder RoadMarineWeeklyPASSPASS 
Electric AvenueMarineMonthlyPASS  
Picture LakeFreshWeeklyPASSPASS 
Queen SewellFreshWeeklyPASSPASS