Welcome to the Official Web Site of the Joint Base Cape Cod
 

The Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) is a secure Federal military facility, and public access is limited. The JBCC is open to those with military IDs, military dependant IDs, and retired military IDs. Facilities open those ID holders include the Falcon Golf Course, the movie theater and bowling alley. Other limited facilities are available for use with prior authorization and coordination (click here for the Civilian Use Manual). The JBCC also is open to those who have business with entities on base or are visiting family or friends in US Coast Guard housing. Arrangements for access must be made prior to arrival at the base. Visitors should get in touch with their point of contact on base to arrange for a day pass.

Hunting

Hunting on Camp Edwards is limited to certain dates during deer and turkey hunting seasons. Pre-registration is required to participate on an established hunting day. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for hunting on Camp Edwards were created by the Natural Resource Office in conjunction with Camp Edwards Headquarters, Facilities Engineers, Range Control, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, the Senior Environmental Corps, and the Otis Rod and Gun Club. The basis of this SOP is to plan each hunt in an open format with all interested parties present to avoid confusion as to dates, off-limit areas and staffing.

If you are interested in participating in either the Camp Edward 's deer or turkey hunts, click the following link for pre-registration procedures: http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/recreation/hunting/hunting_opportunities.htm

Recreation

Most recreational activities are prohibited on Camp Edwards, due to the potential risks and conflicts with military training and the potential damage to natural resources. These activities include, but aren't limited to, ATVs, mountain biking, and horseback riding, hiking, camping, and building fires.


Directions to the JBCC
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From Bourne Bridge to Main Gate:

  • Cross Bourne Bridge
  • Take Route 28 south toward Falmouth off of rotary (2nd Right)
  • Follow for about 4 miles to Otis Rotary
  • At Otis rotary, travel 3/4 way around rotary and take right into entrance of the JBCC (Connery Avenue)
  • Follow Connery Avenue, past the entrance to the Veterans Administration National Cemetery, to Security Gate

From Route 3, South:

  • Cross Sagamore Bridge (Route 3 turns into Route 6)
  • Take Exit 1 on right just coming off the bridge
  • Follow to set of lights
  • Take a left
  • Follow to Bourne Rotary
  • Third right off rotary onto Rte 28 South
  • Follow to next rotary; Otis Rotary
  • At Otis rotary, travel 3/4 way around rotary and take right into entrance of the JBCC (Connery Avenue)
  • Follow Connery Avenue, past the entrance to the Veterans Administration National Cemetery, to Security Gate

From Route 6, North:

  • Route 6 North headed towards the Sagamore Bridge
  • Take Exit 1
  • Bear right
  • Next left
  • Follow to set of lights
  • Take a left
  • Follow to Bourne Rotary
  • Third Right onto Rte 28 South
  • Follow to next rotary Otis Rotary
  • At Otis rotary, travel 3/4 way around rotary and take right into entrance of the JBCC (Connery Avenue)
  • Follow Connery Avenue, past the entrance to the Veterans Administration National Cemetery, to Security Gate

Contacts

A list of contact information for the JBCC is available here.