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Province Lands Visitor Center

Address: Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: 508 487-1256
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Ranked #10 of 43 Activities in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities

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Dornbirn, Austria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good place to check in when visiting the area. There's a landing where you can look out on the dunes.

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A quiet little museum discovered on our bike ride out to Race Point, close to the Provincetown airport. Displays of local native history and development, wildlife, plants and wonderful views of the wetlands and ocean shoreline can be seen here. Perfect for families and everyone. There is a theater showing the development and history of the area and it's local... More 

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

While I can understand mid October is not prime season, disappointed to find the office closed by 2 pm with no literature available for tourists.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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156 reviews 156 reviews
53 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We took the trolley and got off here. It was a slow period so we ended up walking back to town. I guess if you have a car it would be better - you could spend more time walking out to the dunes. The walk back though was beautiful. There is a little trail that follows the street. Lots of... More 

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wellfleet,ma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Amazing storied landscape, close to the beach with birds' eye view of dune country; knowledgeable, friendly staff, varied nature, science and cultural offerings (including short films, performances, plus tours and events for young and old). Good gift-shop too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

information provided is helpful and interesting. at the time we were there in October there were people going cranberry picking. you can do this with a guide and should do so if in the area during picking season. best views of beach and water here.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It's free! This visitor center was the last stop on our trip up the Cape. The views of the dunes are gorgeous and the visitor center is very nice. Good for a pit stop and a souvenir, too. I would return to hike or bike some trails in the area.

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NJ
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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Don't miss it! Free! Be sure to go to the top - you often see whales from there. Great view of the historic dune shacks and so much more.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My partner and I stopped in at the Province Land Visitor's Center to inquire about hiking/nature trails along the Cape Cod National Seashore. The park rangers employed here are eager to share their wealth of knowledge about the area and its beauty. We were given much valuable info. and a few great maps, and even stayed for two short films,... More 

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We rode our bikes from P-town to the visitor center - great ride, fun and beautiful. The weather was great, ride awesome and the visitor center was filled with fun facts and purchase items. It was also a welcome stop for fresh water (free) in the center. worth a visit.

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