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Cape Cod National Seashore

Open Now: 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Open today: 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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“sand dunes”(26 reviews)
“visitor center”(41 reviews)
“province lands”(12 reviews)
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 22 August 2018 via mobile

I was captivated by the wild, natural beauty of the beach, dunes and powerful ocean waves. Water is much rougher here than other cape cod beaches on the bay and sound side but here it inspires awe. We didn’t swim but sat on the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely day trip this was ! Take your time and enjoy this wonderful shoreline, lots of places to stop and see along the way, pick up a map at the visitor centre and stop at as many of the sights as you can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank 466nickyl
Reviewed 3 August 2018

so glad our government had the foresight to protect and preserve this national treasure. otherwise,it would be overrun with fast food joints and motels. 26 miles of pristine nature is yours to enjoy. I am fortunate to live on the cape and visit this area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

First stop was the Visitors Center where the Park Rangers provided maps and advice on where to go. From there I headed to Marconi Beach. It was pretty crowded on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon but just a short walk to leave the crowds. So cool...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank WCDeb
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I must say that I have never found the seashore in the Northeast that I like. The sand is brown and ugly and the water is cold. Simply put, I like Florida and the Caribbean much better. I am also not a big fan of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JMTurnbow
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Best beach ever!! So much fun here although I'd bring a change of clothes as the sand gets everywhere, watch out for green flies too....Worth it all though!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dianne K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

When I arrived at Cape Cod, I first stopped in at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. Here, I was informed by a very knowledgeable ranger of all the things to do and see. At the Province Lands Visitor Center, they have a viewing deck with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank hoef972
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Loved going to the different beaches at high and low tides. Small communities had everything we needed while staying there. We simply hiked beaches, but great opportunities for bike trails also. The seals are great to see from the beaches. We attempted to hike out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank lesliebrunner
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The Cape Cod National Seashore includes a whole lot of real estate up and down the Cape. Take your time and just enjoy. This special land is a national treasure.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank garyaber1966
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Road our bikes out to the seashore. It’s a fantastic way to soak up all the natural beauty. The dunes are beautiful as is are the beaches. Nice cool water. Couldn’t have asked for a better day

Date of experience: July 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.