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Address: West Barnstable, MA
Phone Number: 508-362-8300
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Unique landscape of beach, dunes and marsh

The beach is commercial like many others in the area, but parking is free outside the toll gate and you can either walk to and on the beach for free or walk on a sandy trail... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2016
faulkner2
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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112 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The beach is commercial like many others in the area, but parking is free outside the toll gate and you can either walk to and on the beach for free or walk on a sandy trail separating 6 miles of beach dunes and the Great Marsh. From the marsh trail are several cut throughs to the beach so you can... More 

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Worcester, MA
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267 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Took our dogs for a chilly Sunday walk. Plenty of parking and other dogs to enjoy. Clean and well kept. Will need to visit in the spring or summer.

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Thank PWDGolfers
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

a special pass is reauired to park near the beach obtainable from the town hall this is not helpful to the day visitor and we felt unwelcome. this area wants the money from tourists but wants the beaches to be exclusively local.

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Trondheim, Norway
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice family beach, clean, although a bit stony. Not too crowded. Clean restrooms. Car parking $ 20 a day.

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Thank Arne R
Andover, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Beach itself is lovely. We hear that it's VERY busy on summer days, but we went in mid-September and the weather was perfect!

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Thank Lynda U
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Was convenient to where I stayed in West Barnstable. All the comforts for a day at the beach are there: bathrooms, food, decent parking, easy beach access. The beach itself was a little on the rocky side.

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Thank DB5050
Frisco, TX
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60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Beautiful beach but full of rocks. FULL. not very much sand at all. Bring your shoes... you'll need them.

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Thank LTrainer77
England
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89 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As we were there first thing, there was virtually nobody else about! We walked from the parking lot along the path to the entrance and then took the trail by the side of the marsh, which was busy with birds flitting around over the reeds. The path turns to sand when you reach the dunes, so it is a good... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We have been coming to Sandy Neck for over 20 years, and yes it can be rocky in places. Sandy Neck is a barrier beach that was formed over 5,000 years ago and fronts the Great Salt Marsh on the backside of the dunes. The Great Salt Marsh is the second largest salt marsh on the east coast. Sandy Neck... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lots of rocks on the beach. Hard to get to the waters edge. Enjoyed the day despite the rocks because it was a picture perfect day.

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