Bethany Beach, Delaware, Beach Rules & Regulations

  • No dogs May 15 through September 30
  • No littering
  • No ball playing, tossing objects, kites, or fishing during lifeguard hours
  • No alcoholic beverages or glass containers
  • No boats including inflatable vessels and kayaks
  • No fires
  • No tents with exposed spikes
  • The beach is closed to the public from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. daily
  • No sleeping on beach from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Swim only between orange flags
  • Surfing allowed north of Campbell Place
  • No walking, standing, or sitting on the jetties
  • No digging large holes in sand
  • No roller skates, skateboards, motor bikes, or motorcycles on the boardwalk