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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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Picturesque and easily accessible

One of our favorite beaches on the outer cape. Easily accessible, clean, calm water, and picturesque. We also love the Far Land on the Beach concession stand. Our favorite is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of our favorite beaches on the outer cape. Easily accessible, clean, calm water, and picturesque. We also love the Far Land on the Beach concession stand. Our favorite is the amazing lobster roll. A little pricey but certainly a tasty meal in itself. Be careful though. The staff can really mess up orders. And be prepared to wait an... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Calm clean beach with good sandwich shop BUT a few cons: we brought our dog and we were only allowed to the left of the lifeguard stand. If u go too far down this end is nude and not appropriate for children. We found out the hard way. It got crowded where it was appropriate for us. Not good for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Herring Cove Beach is an easy bike ride, or longish walk, from Coastal Acres Campground. It is a State Beach w/ a cafe that sells beer, showers & lifeguards. It is a good place for lounging on the beach, but particularly good for swimming as it is often calm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed walking in Ptown and an afternoon and evening on the beach. The Food at the restaurant was good and they had some great healthy options (kale salad, squash salad...)

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my favorite place to watch the sunset. The parking lot runs along the beach and blazing sun sinks into the ocean. It's spectacular!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Herring Cove is a perfect place to watch the sunset on the beach. It's on the bay side but just barely, so the water is warmer but it's still far removed from the hustle and bustle of busier tourist magnets further south on the Cape. We hadn't been there in a while so the new bathhouse and snack bar were... More 

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic time at this beach yesterday. Parking lot wasn't crowded at 11am. Easy walk to the beach. Nice size waves for the kids to play in. We also enjoyed the food at the concession stand.

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Hancock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fifteen years ago I worked in Provincetown. At the time, the facilities at Herring Cove were adequate but not terrific. It was a wonderful surprise to find greatly upgraded facilities. Happy 100th birthday to our national parks! There are new, large changing rooms with showers, new and very large rest rooms. An outside firm, "Far Land" has the contract to... More 

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Sherrill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach near Provincetown, MA. We started the day off walking around Ptown, worked up a good sweat. Drove to Herring Cove Beach to cool of. Water is calm and warm, plenty of beach for people to have their space. This beach is defiantly better than Race Point Beach. It was $20 for parking that is good all day and... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This us a great place to swim...the waves are small since it is on the protected bay side. The beach has been hurt by erosion and storms. Much of the parking lot has washed away, but half or more remains. They should soon be fixing this. There are no bathrooms except at the end of the beach. $20 per car... More 

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