Pleasant Bay Orleans
Pleasant Bay is located next to the towns of Orleans, Chatham, and Harwich and includes many beaches including the popular Barrier Beach, and Nauset Beach. Explore the bay for hours on your kayak, sail the calm open waters, or catch your dream trophy fish on Pleasant Bay.
With over 7,000 acres at high tide, Pleasant Bay is the largest bay along the Cape Cod National Seashore and is protected from the Ocean by Nauset Beach and North Chatham Beach. The northern area of the bay is known as Little Pleasant Bay.