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Cape Cod National Seashore

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Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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99 Marconi Site Rd, MA 02667-8142
(508) 255-3421
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

The National Seashore wasn't somewhere we had heard of and saw it on signs when we were on the bike trail so decided to make a detour. It is beautiful, clean, untouched coastline.. breathtaking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Its_Ellie
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to go on the Cape. Off season is extra special without the crowds! The beach is great to walk in the winter. You really feel the power of nature this time of year!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Cape Cod National Seashore was on my list of things to do while leaving Boston returning to New York. I had to stop in somewhere because of my National Parks fascination and we were only there for a couple hours but there is so much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lou1776
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Cape Cod National Seashore is gorgeous in the winter. Parking is free. The beach is free—free of people. Enjoy walking the beach, seal watching and a lone passionate surfer in a wet suit—now that is dedication. Don’t forget to stop at Doane Rock and take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

We stopped here on a recent trip to Massachusetts and were glad we did. Since it was late in the season the place was almost deserted. Winds were gusty and the weather perfect for a fall visit. We prefer traveling in what is known as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cloudindarkness
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Full disclosure. I am a Real Estate Agent in Welllfleet. I moved here about 6 years ago. Marconi has always been one of my favorite beaches growing up. It was fun bringing my son's there for the first time. There is something special about bringing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

Thanks to President John F. Kennedy for creating this National Park with so many different nature sites on the eastern shore of Cape Cod. Visiting the beaches from north to south each one is unique. It is great fun to explore this wonderful area hiking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burkhard042
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited here Fri Oct. 19. 2018. The Salt Pond Visitor Center is the gateway to the vast Cape Cod National Seashore. Stop here first for orientation, restrooms, maps, etc. This is a US Park Service site established in 1961 and encompasses 43,607 acres. Multiple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank napngs
Reviewed 12 November 2018

One day was not really enough to really explore this gem of a national park! We started at the first visitor center we came to on the south end to gather information and watch the film. We soon realized this would have to be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Texans112
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a magical place, we started from Provincetown and worked our way back with wonderful beaches, lovely lighthouses, stunning estuary's and villages, delightful trails. A well planned day and you can see most things on the National Seashore, an experience we will never forget.

Date of experience: September 2018
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12 June 2018|
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Response from Anne R | Reviewed this property |
An entrance fee to what? A beach? Most beaches stop charging after Labor Day, especially if it is a state beach.
10 June 2018|
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Response from PekepooEmma | Reviewed this property |
Just about “all the beaches at the “National Seashore have great viewing”, for seals! I have observed them at “all the beaches from Chatham to P’town!” Honestly, the more crowded the beaches are( especially during high... More
30 May 2018|
Response from JIMMIE56 |
Yes and No! Allowed only in limited areas, with variety of rules. Avoid areas with seals to prevent pet from catching the distemper virus.