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“Best beach around” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Herring Cove Beach

Herring Cove Beach
Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #6 of 21 Attractions in Provincetown
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Best beach around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Easy to reach by bike (or car). The crowds can swell on the warm days so arrive early. The water is crystal clear though a bit on the chilly side - as you would expect. A very nice bath/toilet facility is under construction that will make it even better.

Visited June 2013
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St. Charles, IL
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37 helpful votes 37 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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52 helpful votes 52 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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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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“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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