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Beautiful pristine beach

While there is evidence of erosion, especially of the parking lot, this beach is one of the many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda Q
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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Sunsets

Favorite beach to watch the sunsets, hang out on a blanket with our sweatshirts and play in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TaylorMarie M
via mobile
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking lot” (54 reviews)
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Provincetown, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there is evidence of erosion, especially of the parking lot, this beach is one of the many beautiful ones in Provincetown. We sat on the edge of the eroded parking lot and watched whales in the distance.

Thank Linda Q
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Favorite beach to watch the sunsets, hang out on a blanket with our sweatshirts and play in the waves- love collecting sea shells and enjoying the shoreline.

Thank TaylorMarie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this beach unfortunately the storms too away most of the parking lot. I hope to see it get repaired

Thank davidcP3914MS
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I'm sorry to say we have not been to the cape in ten years now. Our greatest memories were in truro and walking at Herring cove beaches. My biggest concerns now are the damaged beaches due to the four nor'easters recently in March 2018. I'm...More

Thank georgepappa
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Accessible, views for miles, clean and simply beautiful. In the summer the change rooms and bathrooms are available and very clean.

Thank travelsforworkBoston
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t tell anyone! But herring cove is the best place in the world to watch the sunset. Arrive right before, sit in your car and enjoy an amazing sunset like you’ve never seen before. A local told us about this spot and they were so...More

Thank ChrisAnderson522
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Went here during winter in January. Was my husband and I's first time visiting. We did not swim obviously. It was very cold and windy out making sand get in your eyes lol. Had lots of sand dunes, pretty beach, very clean. restrooms in parking...More

Thank elizabeth12285
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

So I loved the beach, went swimming here way back when in 2009 with then beau. Was dumped by the boyfriend and left stranded here. Well, not really, I took a boat back to Boston and a train back to Connecticut. When loves hit me...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean beach. We visited in November and the water was somewhat warm - warm enough to dip our feet in. Sand is clean with some pebbles/seashells. The parking lot is convenient. The comfort stations were closed for the season but we were...More

Thank agatkarumprecht
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We sat on the beach and watched the sunset here after a day of shopping and eating in P'town. Its a spot we've watched sunsets from before. A great way to end a day trip to Provincetown. Don't miss it.

Thank Joseph M
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PeterJRobs
23 July 2017|
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Response from marinho2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park for free or also take a ride by bike. It's about 20 min by bike from downtown.
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Tina S
11 June 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see the whales up close is to go to Provincetown and take a whale watching trip from MacMillan Wharf. Nantucket is an island about 30 miles out of Hyannis. The Cape and Island Steamship Authority has ships... More
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Monica J
2 March 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
There is a dog friendly beach in P-Town on the west end.
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