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Herring Cove Beach

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Address: Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: 18663553260
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most...

Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.

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A Day at The Beach

Wonderful beach to spend the day, facing the Atlantic and the tip of Cape Cod, clean, not overly crowded, nice sand, clean water and ample parking. Minimal rocks and debris... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Ginodalesio
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful beach to spend the day, facing the Atlantic and the tip of Cape Cod, clean, not overly crowded, nice sand, clean water and ample parking. Minimal rocks and debris, minor shells, keep an eye out you'll see a passing seal or two. We caught a hot day low breeze, minimal waves, it was great! I would highly recommend!

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Cranford, New Jersey
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful beach is a great spot to watch the sunset over the water (only a few places on east coast where this is possible). Easy parking. Gave it one less star, because with cold water temperature, I wouldn't go during the day to swim. Go in the evening and watch the seals play in the water as you watch the... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The water is so clean and warm. The waves were calm for small children and when it hit high tide we could do some boogie boarding. The facilities were beautifully clean and the concession stand had wonderful options. Also want to give a shout out to the lifeguards. These guys are the real deal

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always enjoy my trips there! The beaches are clean and the Dunes are beautiful. Our group spends hours per day on the beach every year.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice, clean, modern updated beach area. With wind blowing across the bay, waves were a blast. Chilly water but mix of the shallow bay kept it warm enough for a hot day. Open stretches of sand. Great access via shuttle bus, car ($20 for parking) or bike in.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best beach ever, clean but cold water , very cold water any day of the year. be aware there are park rangers around since this is national seashore

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Bangkok
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Herring Cove is the best spot on the cape to view the sunset. This west facing beach is the perfect place to spread your blanket and watch the sun sink into the ocean. Parking is free after 7:00

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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321 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The good things about this beach: restrooms were clean and updated; food stand was excellent, lifeguards were nice. The negative - there was apparently some storm damage with asphalt that is chewed up. Hunks of it are on the beach and it is finding its way into the water. The water is cold - 60 degrees. I would rather go... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have now been to Race Point, Herring Cove, and on PTown Harbor. This is easily the best beach. While we did not see any wildlife, there are signs all over talking about frequent whale sightings. There was a dangerous marine life flag up, and signs are posted warning swimmers of Great Whites in the waters. The beach is quite... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sunsets are beautiful off of this beach - the sun sets over the water. During the 2016 season they have free concerts on Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Bring your chairs if you want, adult beverages are allowed, bring your own food or purchase from the Far Land Provisions food truck.

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