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Herring Cove Beach

Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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A Day at The Beach

Wonderful beach to spend the day, facing the Atlantic and the tip of Cape Cod, clean, not overly... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Hamilton, Canada
via mobile
Beautiful for evening sunset

Beautiful beach is a great spot to watch the sunset over the water (only a few places on east coast... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Cranford, New Jersey
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful beach to spend the day, facing the Atlantic and the tip of Cape Cod, clean, not overly crowded, nice sand, clean water and ample parking. Minimal rocks and debris, minor shells, keep an eye out you'll see a passing seal or two. We caught...More

Thank Ginodalesio
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Beautiful beach is a great spot to watch the sunset over the water (only a few places on east coast where this is possible). Easy parking. Gave it one less star, because with cold water temperature, I wouldn't go during the day to swim. Go...More

Thank Tbbbbbbbbbbbb
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The water is so clean and warm. The waves were calm for small children and when it hit high tide we could do some boogie boarding. The facilities were beautifully clean and the concession stand had wonderful options. Also want to give a shout out...More

Thank jessiedee23
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Always enjoy my trips there! The beaches are clean and the Dunes are beautiful. Our group spends hours per day on the beach every year.

Thank CostalottaVT
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Nice, clean, modern updated beach area. With wind blowing across the bay, waves were a blast. Chilly water but mix of the shallow bay kept it warm enough for a hot day. Open stretches of sand. Great access via shuttle bus, car ($20 for parking)...More

1  Thank Joe F
Reviewed 20 July 2016

best beach ever, clean but cold water , very cold water any day of the year. be aware there are park rangers around since this is national seashore

Thank Rolando C
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Herring Cove is the best spot on the cape to view the sunset. This west facing beach is the perfect place to spread your blanket and watch the sun sink into the ocean. Parking is free after 7:00

Thank Sgr2940
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The good things about this beach: restrooms were clean and updated; food stand was excellent, lifeguards were nice. The negative - there was apparently some storm damage with asphalt that is chewed up. Hunks of it are on the beach and it is finding its...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We have now been to Race Point, Herring Cove, and on PTown Harbor. This is easily the best beach. While we did not see any wildlife, there are signs all over talking about frequent whale sightings. There was a dangerous marine life flag up, and...More

Thank Chase C
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Sunsets are beautiful off of this beach - the sun sets over the water. During the 2016 season they have free concerts on Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Bring your chairs if you want, adult beverages are allowed, bring your own food or purchase from the...More

Thank gatsbyCleveland_Ohio
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Monica J
are dogs allowed on the beach during summer months (july)?
2 March 2017|
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Response from busyman269 | Reviewed this property |
I went in August - there were loads of dogs o the beach - just make sure to clean up after them and you should be fine. I would recommend a leash just in case too as there are a lot of people and other dogs.
Lonna D
Can you park at Herring Cove overnight with season pass?
18 August 2016|
Response from CATTSAR | Reviewed this property |
How far is herring beach from center town
14 August 2016|
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Response from pakasuz2 | Reviewed this property |
Less than 5 minutes.