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Province Lands Visitor Center

Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
+1 508-487-1256
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Great views from the deck, not much to see inside

There is a second floor deck with commanding views of the area, from Provincetown and Cape Cod Bay... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Michael S
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Dayton, Ohio
Seasonal and Small

We stopped by this visitor's center to get our Passport Stamp and to see some of the Cape Cod... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Sarah C
,
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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“gift shop” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
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+1 508-487-1256
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"observation deck"
in 27 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"national seashore"
in 17 reviews
"great view of the ocean"
in 3 reviews
"cape cod"
in 18 reviews
"nice history"
in 3 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 4 reviews
"degree view"
in 4 reviews
"pair of binoculars"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 4 reviews
"see whales"
in 8 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 2 reviews
"top deck"
in 4 reviews
"open ocean"
in 2 reviews
"bike ride"
in 5 reviews
"vantage point"
in 2 reviews
"parking fee"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

There is a second floor deck with commanding views of the area, from Provincetown and Cape Cod Bay to the oceanside beaches. But the visitor center is low on things to see. Rangers seemed helpful, and there was a video about whaling and the lifesaving...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by this visitor's center to get our Passport Stamp and to see some of the Cape Cod videos the park offers (the AV equipment was down at the Salt Pond V.C.). There is a great observation deck and there are amazing views from...More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This small visitor center is located atop a large sand dune and is perfectly positioned to give a panoramic view. Short informative films run throughout the day. There is a small gift shop/ bookstore. For those seeking a break from the downtown crowds, this is...More

Thank travelingfamily77
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

During early morning travels around P Town - wound up on the observation decks of the visitor center and were able to watch whales playing through the binocular stands on the deck! We brought our own binos the next day and continued our free whale...More

Thank Robin122
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

From the beautiful views to the information from the park rangers this is a fun diversion from Commercial Street in Provincetown and the beach. People can hike or take their bikes on the trails, look out at the ocean or see the Pilgrim Monument from...More

Thank Lin533
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the best place to start your outer cape experience. You will be exposed to nature, whales and understanding the history of the area.

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

A small but well thought out overview of the national seashore flora and fauna. Short films are constantly running in their theater. Kids will like the outdoor upper deck with great views.

Thank newyawktalk
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Even though it is a short drive to the visitor center (on the outskirts of Provincetown), it's really not worth it unless you would like to enjoy the panoramic view of the dunes and ocean. The visitor center is pretty small, but is air conditioned....More

Thank PeagleD
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I patrolled these lands in the Summer of 1964 as a Park Ranger. It was a heavenly assignment and I was but 21 years old

Thank BobbyP009
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is good spot to stop if you have never been to P-Town. While much can be learned online nowadays. . .always best to also get information personally from people who truly know the area.

Thank daksterinwaltham
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