We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cape Cod National Seashore

Address: What Is the Address, MA
Phone Number: 508 771 2144
Website
Improve this listing
95%
Ranked #4 of 270 Activities in Cape Cod
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking
Owner description: Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
Attraction details
Type: Beaches, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Owner description: Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.

Hotels near Cape Cod National Seashore

Write a Review

224 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    188
    27
    5
    2
    2
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Worcester, MA
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
46 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In addition to the beach, there is also a visitor's center with lots of information on the beach, the area in general and local goings on. In the summer ranger tours are available. Lots of hiking tours are also available. It is a nice way to spend the day. Note - dogs are not allowed off lease at the National... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent 2 nights camping on the Cape that was just fabulous. The campground was very nice and the scenery and atmosphere was so relaxing and beautiful. This stop was between Boston and NYC on our east coast swing last May. Perfect place to just hang out, build a nice fire and relax.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Des Moines, Iowa
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went to the National Seashore in December and it was awesome. Luckily the weather was in the mid 40s (7c) with no wind. It was cloudy but spectacular, I was the only one on the beaches and was making my own tracks. Very peaceful and I loved the solitude! The sound of the waves and the fresh air was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
1,537 reviews 1,537 reviews
1,041 attraction reviews
1,456 helpful votes 1,456 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The pilgrims may have been the first Europeans to sight this jewel of the Atlantic coast, but here we are revelling in the same topography, of pristine beaches, dunes and wildlife. Beach-front properties are at such a premium, so as to preclude even dreaming about it. What with most of the US coastline devoured by cities, hotels and beach resorts,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Connecticut
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is the place to go in New England during 3 seasons! Something for nearly everyone; history, activities, eateries, scenery, clean, life-guarded beaches with now-protected sand dunes, bike trails, hiking, artist colonies and shows, community theater performances, bird sanctuary, a broad variety of lodging alternatives, fishing, seal-watching, boating, and touring historic locations. Traffic during the prime summer months can be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Coast guard beach with the seals, 2 other seashore beaches within 10 minutes, Three Sisters light houses. No shells on the beaches, just pretty rocks. Stop in the Pard visitor office. Lots of Info. Self guided walking light house tour, covers half the coast.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dorset
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
29 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Drove from Providence, RI, to Provincetown at the farthest, northern tip of Cape Cod and return in one day attempting to take in all the historic locations. A very pleasant drive through interesting countryside. At Provincetown the bird-watching was excellent. Had a good look around Hyennis Port and the surrounding area. One of those Everest sort of days!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a very beautiful place, but apparently we need more signs to help us appreciate it. Control, control. Whatever happened to letting people enjoy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The beach clean and goes for miles. My wife and I love it. A good place to spend a few hours and enjoy nature. We will come back and recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbus, OH
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our tour of the dunes was a highlight of our time on Cape Cod! We hadn't planned on fitting this in, but it was too cold to kayak, and I'm so glad we got to experience this one of a kind area.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cape Cod National Seashore also viewed

 
Provincetown, Cape Cod
Orleans, Cape Cod
 

Been to Cape Cod National Seashore? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cape Cod National Seashore staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?