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Herring Cove Beach

Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
Review Highlights
Time for a swim, wonderful views

We visited the southern portion of Herring Cove Beach. They have an excellent changing facility... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Seekonk, Massachusetts
Beautiful beach!

This is my favorite beach in Provincetown. Beautiful calm, clean, cold water. Nice little snack bar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the southern portion of Herring Cove Beach. They have an excellent changing facility which includes showers and restrooms. The beach has some stones at the water's edge so getting into the water was slow. It seems to vary in different parts of the...More

Thank Jodnay
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite beach in Provincetown. Beautiful calm, clean, cold water. Nice little snack bar with good, healthy food.

Thank sew562016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's good walking down this beach and it's stunning but we heard from locals some storms reduced the beach width and carried off 20' of sand. But it's still beautiful and you can spend ages watching the sunset and the little birds running around. Lovely.

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is excellent for sitting, walking, flying a kite or general activities. If you have time you can walk to one of the near by light houses. You can also ride a bike there from Ptown. Spent an afternoon on the beach. Would go...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I did not spend too much time here on my last trip, I did go here and admired the view. I love the dunes here. Also, took some photos of some pretty berry bushes growing in the dunes. I heard there were lots of...More

Thank dan46826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I cycled to the beach from Provincetown. Amazing beach. Great snack area for drinks and lunch. Perfect, perfect, perfect.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I stayed in Ptown from this past Thursday to tomorrow (Thursday) & had 3 glorious days in the sun. No more than 4 minutes from where we were staying-a nice place to put your feet in the sand & catch some rays....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The huge coastal beach in National Seashore Provincelands.. Something for everyone. Alternative lifestyle and semi nudity adult side through RVs parked on the sand. Food truck, showers and bathrooms. Bike racks, clean sand and lots of parking. Get a National Park Pass and save money...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go there. You will see amazing sunsets, meet wonderful people and experience a delight with each unique sunset!

Thank Eastham1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This summer we returned to Herring Cove Beach to relax and enjoy the view. At the time whales would be seen from the beach! What a sight. We again looked for beach glass and enjoyed the gentle breezes and views. Note that this beach is...More

Thank slsquest
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2017|
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Response from marinho2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park for free or also take a ride by bike. It's about 20 min by bike from downtown.
Tina S
11 June 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see the whales up close is to go to Provincetown and take a whale watching trip from MacMillan Wharf. Nantucket is an island about 30 miles out of Hyannis. The Cape and Island Steamship Authority has ships... More
Monica J
3 March 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
There is a dog friendly beach in P-Town on the west end.