The Natural Swimming Hole In Massachusetts That Will Take You Back To The Good Ole Days

This little swimming hole on Cape Cod is a true gem. Featuring clear blue waters, clean sand, and charming scenery, you’ll want to visit again and again. Read on to find out why Hathaway’s Pond in Hyannis is a great alternative to the beach.

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The beach is especially popular with families due to the gentle surf, clean water, and maple shade. Even better, there’s a full restroom area and a lifeguard on duty during the summer months. If you feel like stretching your legs or getting out of the sun, the pond is ringed with many trails that are dog-friendly.

Please note that dogs are not allowed at the pond from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from May to September, but are welcome outwith those hours in the summer and at all times in the off-season.

You can find Hathaway’s Pond on Phinney’s Lane in Hyannis, Mass. Be sure to stop by soon! For more of the best swimming holes in the state, check out a few of our favorites here.