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White Crest Beach

Ocean View Dr, Wellfleet, MA 02667
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Want to feel Solitude

Visit this beach during the off season and it will belong to you. I did, in the month of November... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
rxph9286
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Edgewater, Florida
Near the top of all-time favorite beaches

We had the good fortune to live on Siesta Key--site of a perennial top-10 beach--for a few years... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Allen M
,
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep slope” (2 reviews)
“high season” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ocean View Dr, Wellfleet, MA 02667
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"parking is limited"
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"parking lot"
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"cahoon hollow"
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"cape cod"
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Visit this beach during the off season and it will belong to you. I did, in the month of November. Free Parking. No Crowds. Just take a peaceful walk and the beach will belong to you.

Thank rxph9286
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had the good fortune to live on Siesta Key--site of a perennial top-10 beach--for a few years, but I love this beach. It was our favorite over any of the National Seashore beaches.

Thank Allen M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Due to the long walk down the staircase to the beach, White Crest is less crowded than adjoining Lecount's Hollow, Cahoon Hollow or Newcomb Hollow. It's a lot of fun.

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Just down the road from Beachcomber and the greatest beach in Cape Cod is this gem. You can walk 3/4 a mile to the Beachcomber or take the Funk Bus. The beach didn't have the swells or the bar however it's just as beautiful and...More

1  Thank kiwig14
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This beach has a great view of the sunrise, but it's not easy to get to the water, especially if you're not ready for a cardio workout getting back up. There is a steep slope you have to climb made of loose sand. If you're...More

1  Thank Eve K
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The hike down to this beautiful beach isn't for the unsteady, but you can enjoy a lovely view in the morning and evening from the parking lot if that's all you're after. This is a popular spot for surfers. Make sure you get here early...More

Thank Eileen L
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

You'll need a Wellfleet town sticker to park there in high season. All you need to do is go to the office down at the harbor, show proof of rental, and you're good to go. The town beaches are all fine, but White Crest has...More

Thank Two-Baby-Boomers
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful beach just a tough walk back up a graded slope. No stairs which could be good if you have a beach cart loaded with chairs and coolers on wheels, .

Thank Rick J
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

If your near Wellfleet and you want to see a beautiful Sunrise then this is the place to be. There is plenty of parking.

Thank joen803
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

View from the top is amazing if you can't do the hill. One of my favorite spots to relax. Go for the nite view too. No street lights competing with the stars.

Thank SuzatLake2016
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