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Herring Cove Beach

Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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GReat beach, not so great ex boyfriend

So I loved the beach, went swimming here way back when in 2009 with then beau. Was dumped by the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Westport, Connecticut
Fall beach adventure

Very nice and clean beach. We visited in November and the water was somewhat warm - warm enough to... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
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 7 December 2017

So I loved the beach, went swimming here way back when in 2009 with then beau. Was dumped by the boyfriend and left stranded here. Well, not really, I took a boat back to Boston and a train back to Connecticut. When loves hit me...More

Thank katsalmond888888
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean beach. We visited in November and the water was somewhat warm - warm enough to dip our feet in. Sand is clean with some pebbles/seashells. The parking lot is convenient. The comfort stations were closed for the season but we were...More

Thank agatkarumprecht
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We sat on the beach and watched the sunset here after a day of shopping and eating in P'town. Its a spot we've watched sunsets from before. A great way to end a day trip to Provincetown. Don't miss it.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you're a romantic who loves the sound of ocean waves, the smell of sea water, and beautiful sunsets, Herring Cove Beach is the place for you.

Thank Melvin T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great beach with a Hot dog house, bathrooms and lots of parking. Always so clean. We love this beach. The local bus brings you and all your beach stuff right to the beach. Being in the COVE no worry of sharks as RACE POINT sometimes...More

Thank servicefoodie
Reviewed 12 October 2017

One of my favorite beaches! Love the peace and quiet and lack of crowds. Love not having people all over "my" blanket

Thank jharley5505
Reviewed 12 October 2017

You know you've reached the end of Cape Cod when you enter the Provincelands and go to Herring Cove Beach. All Cape Cod beaches are beautiful and all are 5 star. A Cape Cod beach is a magical place to be. Even more special when...More

Thank capecodlobstahlovah
Reviewed 11 October 2017

beautiful crystal clear waters, not crowded, easy to get too, plenty of parking, great clean facilities- wonderful fresh food concession- In season bands and bonfires

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We first stopped here in the afternoon on the way back to town from Race Point Beach and took some nice pictures. With sundown approaching, we wisely decided to head back. Got a great parking space and took pictures right from there. An added bonus...More

Thank BJjourneys
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The color of the sand has a sort of coral hue. My friend and I found beach glass immediately one sunny day. Let your eyes go "soft" and look among-est the small rocks and you will be rewarded. If you go to the right, park...More

Thank 45jukey
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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.