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“OUCH!!!!!!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Herring Cove Beach

Herring Cove Beach
Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #8 of 27 attractions in Provincetown
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
St. Charles, IL
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“OUCH!!!!!!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Make SURE you have water shoes. This is not the sand to walk on. My poor kids said they thought their feet were bleeding! :( On the positive side my feet were smooth like a newborn's!! Great beach for rock searching. The rough sand has smoothed the rocks to beautiful polished treasures!

Visited June 2013
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Stoney and Small”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This beach is filled with stones, and is very small. The walk from the parking lot is minimal, and easy to walk. But if can't walk the Race Point Beach, this is the beach for you.

Visited June 2013
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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Entering the park that is home of the beach, turn to the right. You park right up next to the sandy beach with ocean not 30 feet from you. Saw seal and lots of great shore birds.

Visited June 2013
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Bedford Hills, New York
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Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Unfortunately, the facilities building (Toilets, Showers, Concessions) was demolished at the end of the 2012 season, and is STILL in the processes of being replaced.

Beach is clean and free of trash, plenty of parking when I visited...but surprised at how crowded the lot was for a weekday, but got a parking spot and a beach spot easy enough.

Visited May 2013
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Sandwich
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best sunset on the East coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Drove from my hometown of Sandwich, MA to Provincetown on Memorial Day. Walked around P-Town for a couple of hours and then headed over to Herring Cove Beach for sunset. This was perhaps the most stunning sunset I've ever seen on the East coast! Go there and see for yourself, spectacular!

Visited May 2013
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