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Nantucket OSV Permits

Oversand Vehicle Permits

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2024 Permits On Sale Now!

Special pricing now – May 17, 2024

Get Your Permit Now

  • The Wauwinet Gatehouse will open in May 2024 for the season, for seasonal permit distribution. 
  • No dogs allowed (April 1 through September 15).
  • OSV travel is at your own risk. 
  • Beach hours are 9AM-Sunset. Access is not guaranteed. 
  • No groups larger than 10 people without permission.


The purchase of an OSV seasonal permit also entitles you to a complimentary Family-level Trustees Membership. 

Remember, your permit will be available for you to pick up when the Wauwinet Gatehouse opens for the season. Please bring your 4×4 registered vehicle to the Gatehouse as the permit will be affixed at that time.


Just visiting for a day?  Purchase a day pass to visit Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge for $75.

Purchase A Day Pass


Day Passes are available for privately owned vehicles. If you are in a rental car please contact your rental car owner for more information. For information about rental vehicles, please visit our FAQ page.