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A Great Beach on the Cape!

Cape Cod is my happy place. I've spent a week there during the summers of 2012, 2015, and 2017. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pat H
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Beautiful beach

We visited Ballston Beach on a guided hiking tour with a National Park Ranger. From the highest... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
souzagar
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massachusetts
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Truro, MA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cape Cod is my happy place. I've spent a week there during the summers of 2012, 2015, and 2017. It is a wonderful place for a week's vacation. There is so much to do and lots of wonderful beaches. This is one of my favorite...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ballston Beach on a guided hiking tour with a National Park Ranger. From the highest point in front of the beach we were able to get an amazing sense for the height of the cliffs. He was able to share the amazing geological...More

Thank souzagar
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Good beach, good waves. Feel like a million dollar net worth. Beware leash regulations. Feds enforce dog leash requirements particularly during piping plover nesting June-July. They will fine you. Watch container ships, whales, seals and maybe a shark. Wish I could afford a place within...More

Thank fred e
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We parked up the road and hiked up and over the hill on down to the beach. You can also drive right to the end of the road for limited parking and direct access but I recommend the hike in for the beautiful scenery. Looking...More

Thank wrenworks
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, unspoiled beach with big dunes. Most people spread their blankets within 100 yards of the path to the beach. Walk either direction and you have it to yourself very quickly. The only trouble with Ballston beach is parking on a midseason day at low...More

Thank stlann
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

we went to various beaches in the cape and this is our favorite one. We stayed in Truro so walked from there 2 miles. Its anice walk in the forest with some small possible variations. A few nice view points not too far. great both...More

Thank vered210
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Best beach in Truro in my opinion. We stayed in Truro for a week and tried all the ocean side beaches and this was our favorite. Waves, easy access from parking lots (no steep hills), no giant tide pools cutting off the beach (like coast...More

Thank bz007
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After Labor Day the parking is free and uncrowded. The third weekend in September there was a food truck (but not during the week) with some nice options and not too pricey. The beach itself is a short but steep walk from the lot to...More

Thank tomaqua
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Pretty beach, rocky areas to walk through to get to the waves. But tough to walk for older folks at liw tide. The tilt of the land made me wonder if I would need hip surgery after a long walk. Corn Hill is a better...More

Thank begelson
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I can only give this beach an average grade, due to there aren't any bathrooms. The beach is very clean and beautiful. There are not a lot of parking places and there is no room for expansion. It's another best kept secret. Like many cape...More

Thank georgepappa
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georgepappa
14 July 2016|
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Response from Spickate | Reviewed this property |
It's north pamet rd. Off of rt6 going toward p-town it's a right turn then a quick left. Follow that rd to the very end.
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