Bethany’s beautiful family-friendly beach is perfect for enjoying a day in the sun, relaxing, and listening to the sound of crashing waves.
Lifeguards patrol the beaches full-time from Memorial Day until Labor Day and weekends throughout September.
From May 15th to September 15th, beach wheelchairs can be requested for no cost at the Bethany Beach Lifesaving Station near the bandstand.
Handicap crossovers can be found at Wellington Parkway and Ocean View Parkway.
From October – April, dogs are allowed on the beach and boardwalk. During May – September, dogs are prohibited on the beach and boardwalk but are allowed in the town.
From October – April, parking is FREE in town. From May 15th to September 15th parking in town is paid and permitted.
The town of Bethany Beach operates public restrooms and a baby changing station seven days a week, year-round. The public restrooms can be located near the Bethany Beach Lifeguard Station.
Fishing and surfing are permitted when lifeguards are off-duty.
Smoking, Bonfires, Alcohol