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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Beach Rules & Regulations

  • The town of Rehoboth considers it a health and safety measure to close the beach during late hours. Persons shall not be on the beach between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.

  • No changing clothes in comfort stations, on the boardwalk, under the boardwalk or in vehicles while parked on any public streets.

  • No sleeping on the beach between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.

  • No sleeping in cars, on any street within the City, on or under the boardwalk, or on benches.

  • No drinking or open containers of alcoholic beverages on beach, boardwalk, or public streets within the city limits.

  • No open fires on the beach.

  • It is illegal for dogs to run at large at any time. The city has both a leash law and a pooper scooper law which are enforced. Dogs are prohibited from the beach and boardwalk from April 1 through October 31.

  • Bikes are allowed on the boardwalk during the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. from May 15th through September 15th. Adult bike riders are not permitted on the sidewalks at any time. Children, under 12, please check with police for regulations.

  • No vehicles on boardwalk or beach.

  • Skateboards are prohibited on the boardwalk and bandstand year-round and on the sidewalks and streets at all hours from May 15 through September 15.

  • No person shall roller skate or roller blade on the bandstand, boardwalk or Rehoboth Avenue.