Linnell Landing

Brewster, Massachusetts

Linnell Landing Beach is located at the end of Linnell Landing Road off of Route 6A overlooking the Cape Cod Bay. Like other Brewster bay beaches, the flats extend far out during low tide, creating a tide pool playground for children to explore little fish, shells, and crabs. Here you will find lots of beach space for swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. There are portable restrooms located near the medium-sized parking lot. There are no lifeguards on duty, and there is limited handicap accessibility. Resident parking stickers are $20 and seasonal parking stickers are $150. The weekly parking fee is $50 and the daily parking fee is $15. For more information, call (508) 896-4511.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 31st, 2020. The Swim Guide - Massachusetts updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 2nd, 2020 at 9:57 AM.
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Current Weather
19°C
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Monitoring Frequency

Linnell Landing is sampled weekly from June 3th to September 1st.

Source Information

The Brewster County Department of Health and the Environment, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation conduct beach water sampling weekly in Brewster County, MA. Beaches in Brewster are sampled on a weekly basis. Water samples are taken on Monday, and water quality results are posted by Wednesday.

The water at marine beaches is tested for the presence of Enterococci, a group of bacterial species typically found in human and animal intestines and are therefore present in sewage. Enterococci is also referred to as indicator organisms. Indicator organisms are used to predict the presence of pathogenic, or disease-causing, organisms associated with fecal contamination.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season (May through September).

A beach is marked Green when less than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains less than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when more than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Water Quality Graph

Linnell Landing

Brewster, Massachusetts

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 31st, 2020. The Swim Guide - Massachusetts updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 2nd, 2020 at 9:57 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
19°C
Cloudy

Linnell Landing Beach is located at the end of Linnell Landing Road off of Route 6A overlooking the Cape Cod Bay. Like other Brewster bay beaches, the flats extend far out during low tide, creating a tide pool playground for children to explore little fish, shells, and crabs. Here you will find lots of beach space for swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. There are portable restrooms located near the medium-sized parking lot. There are no lifeguards on duty, and there is limited handicap accessibility. Resident parking stickers are $20 and seasonal parking stickers are $150. The weekly parking fee is $50 and the daily parking fee is $15. For more information, call (508) 896-4511.

Monitoring Frequency

Linnell Landing is sampled weekly from June 3th to September 1st.

Source Information

The Brewster County Department of Health and the Environment, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation conduct beach water sampling weekly in Brewster County, MA. Beaches in Brewster are sampled on a weekly basis. Water samples are taken on Monday, and water quality results are posted by Wednesday.

The water at marine beaches is tested for the presence of Enterococci, a group of bacterial species typically found in human and animal intestines and are therefore present in sewage. Enterococci is also referred to as indicator organisms. Indicator organisms are used to predict the presence of pathogenic, or disease-causing, organisms associated with fecal contamination.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season (May through September).

A beach is marked Green when less than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains less than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when more than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Water Quality Graph

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