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A lot of fun to walk up and down the sand dunes

The entrance to the trail is near route 6 and Snail. You’ll likely see the cars parked near the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tinaNtravel
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San Jose, California
Wild and quiet

Love this area- I went at sundown this time, the heat can be pretty intense otherwise. The foot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda P
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Snail Road, Route 6, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance to the trail is near route 6 and Snail. You’ll likely see the cars parked near the side of road. Walk in a little and near the sign to watch for nesting birds you’ll see that some people took off and left their...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this area- I went at sundown this time, the heat can be pretty intense otherwise. The foot trail is easy enough to follow- stay on it and don't destroy the vegetation by bushwhacking. Like being on a real big step machine, your shoes will...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Do not leave your sandals at the trail start, even on a col day (70) your feet can get burned in the sand mid day!

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank geoffrey l
Reviewed June 1, 2019

You can park along the side of the highway, there's a small entrance where you go up a very steep sandy hill. It's full of peaks and valleys to reach the beach, seemed like every time we got to the top and thought we reached...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank JoeytravelerNJ
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

What a hike! Challenging to hike in the sand but the view once you arrive at the Atlantic Ocean is amazing! Bring water!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed April 10, 2019

What a challenge! Not really a trail. All open dunes that are massive. Steep inclines that are difficult in spots. If you want to get to the Ocean side, plan on it taking most of the day by the time you get back. Beautiful to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We have done this amazing walk many times over a 40 year period and we never fail to have a wonderful time...the vistas are inspiring...go early in the morning, so you can be alone and enjoy the tranquility of this amazing place...your first view of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank paulC8511HO
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The hike out to the beach is intense. I'm from the gulf coast and I've NEVER seen sand dunes like the ones here. Huge! Lots of different plants to see. There were wild cranberry bogs! Once you make it to the beach, you forget the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank ratchel12345
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a phenomenal dune hike with a great beach payoff at the end. This is the spot on route 6 in Provincetown where the cars are parked by the side of the road. Park alongside them or in one of the three allotted spaces...More

Date of experience: August 2017
7  Thank mmmtttomeo
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The dunes are spectacular here and the shacks beautifully situated and each one different from the other. Blueberries, beach plums, grasses, and stunning views from the highest dunes. I was the only person on the beach on a perfect Sunday in July and enjoyed watching...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank lemjul
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