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Very nice beach!

We came here dayly for a week. Such a nice beach. Very clean and large and not crowd. The tide... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stockholm, Sweden
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Nice beach

We stayed here for a few hours, the only place we really visited in Provincetown since it was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cindy S
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
Provincetown, MA
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here dayly for a week. Such a nice beach. Very clean and large and not crowd. The tide makes the beach a lot smaller during high tide.

Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for a few hours, the only place we really visited in Provincetown since it was raining quite a bit, good thing it stopped and we took a chance and parked for the beach, and it only drizzled a little. The water was...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I showed the lady at the booth my National Parks Access Pass which allows me free admission to National Parks. Once we parked, my friend went to the lifeguard to get the beach wheelchair. There are mobi mats over the dune, and the lifeguard pushed...More

Thank abh345678
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over 90 yesterday and the water was like glass...no waves or wind. Saved $20 by having someone with us with a National Park Pass. Dogs on leashes OK. Small snack bar and restroom facilities. Green flag for easy swimming but with it was a shark...More

Thank Flyer75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Herring Cove beach in Ptown- the water is the warmest I have experienced. They have put blue woven plastic mats to walk through the thick sand.

1  Thank Dorene M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a more private beach in P-town. Known for couples and a strong lgbt sunbathing community, this area is fun and chill and very close to the center of the strip in P-town. Easily bike to it and park bikes in the lot. No...More

1  Thank sophistihippie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach with no shark issues when we visited. This is a nice sandy beach with parking. This beach allows dog owners to bring their dogs for the day on the beach. This side of the beach has more rough ocean and waves. We still...More

1  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect blend of ocean side water (not the bay) but with calmness of the bay (no waves). Must have to do with the location right at the tip of the Cape. Worth a try, ample parking, and a REALLY nice bathhouse with a small...More

Thank tcandcc2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very enjoyable hour or so on the beach and in the sea here - despite the Great White Shark warnings! Really nice to have a drink and an ice cream afterwards at the excellent cafe / changing room / shower areas too. Just...More

Thank CTID73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this beach. Its got two "entrances", one for those who come by bike and one for cars further up. We came by bike, and our entrance onto the beach was beautiful. A bit of a walk, but totally worth it. At this area...More

Thank Martha Rolland J
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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.