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Bethany Beach, Delaware, Beach Rules & Regulations

  • No dogs permitted on the beach or Boardwalk from May 15 to Sept. 30

  • No bikes permitted on the Boardwalk, except from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily

  • No roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, motor bikes or motorcycles permitted on the Boardwalk

  • No littering

  • No tossing objects

  • No kites

  • During lifeguard hours, no ball playing, tossing objects, kites, or fishing

  • No alcoholic beverages or glass containers

  • No boats or vehicles on the beach

  • No fires

  • 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.

  • Surfing is allowed north of Campbell Place

  • Stay off of rock jetties

  • Swim only between orange flags

  • No digging large holes in sand