Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown

4.7
Dig your feet into the sand; wade in the calm, clear water; and look for whales and seals offshore at Herring Cove Beach. Purchase food, or bring your own snacks to eat at the picnic tables. The beach has convenient parking nearby, bathrooms and changing rooms, and easy access to nearby bike trails. Lifeguards are on duty, and some beachgoers bring their dogs along. To visit Herring Cove Beach and other attractions in Provincetown, use our Provincetown vacation planning website .
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  • Stunning beach with lifeguards and beach that goes for miles! Great food vendor and facilities at the beach. You can rent bikes in town and ride the beautiful bike trails to get here. While we were th...  more »
  • In the summer season, Herring Cove beach features live bands on Wednesday evenings. The setting is wonderful, and you are frequently treated to beautiful end-of-Cape sunsets. There is a food concessio...  more »
  • We've written two previous reviews of Herring Cove, but it's worth an addendum. First, erosion control "carpets" have been added at at least one end of the beach. They're not the most attractive thing...  more »
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  • Stunning sunset. One of the best on the cape hands down. Almost never disappoints. Parking is limited for a good spot further down the beach but the walk isn't too far from the main parking lot.
  • A very calm beach. Not much waves, vast area to relax. Water near the shore is clear of trash. There is a concession store nearby with food and drinks. However the store accepts only cash (ya in this age too!!) and the food is just mediocre and expensive. Better carry some food and it'll be pleasure eating on the beach..
  • Great beach nice to walk. Nice view. Rocky.
  • Beautiful beach with an adventurous walk to get there through some shallows bits of water from the tide. Pay attention to tides when coming and going because it will greatly affect your journey.
  • A quiet little beach where you can have the opportunity to have the beach all to yourself.
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