Bethany Beach Regulations

During COVID-19 the following beach regulations are in place.

  • Bethany Beach is open for all activities to Delawareans and for those from out-of-state who have quarantined 14 days. Note the beach and boardwalk are closed from 1 to 5 a.m. daily.
  • Guarded swimming begins at 9 a.m. on May 23 and lasts the duration of the summer.
  • Face coverings must be worn on the boardwalk and are encouraged on the beach.
  • Walk-on surf fishing and other activities will be allowed to resume for Delawareans and for those from out-of-state who have quarantined 14 days.
  • Pay-to-Park and parking enforcement will begin on June 1, 2020.
  • Dogs are prohibited from walking on its beach and boardwalk from May 15th until September 30th.