Race Point Beach, Provincetown

4.7
Find crystal clear waters, sweeping sand dunes, and pure white sand off the beaten track at Race Point Beach. The beach gets northern sun all day long, so it's popular with sunbathers. The shoreline drops off quickly so it may not be ideal for casual swimmers, but upside of this is that you may see sailboats or whales close to shore. The beach is prone to big surf, making it a favorite for surfers. Be aware, this area is known for strong riptides and undertow--only strong swimmers should attempt time in the water here. Use our Provincetown planning site to arrange your visit to Race Point Beach and other attractions in Provincetown.
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  • We were on the Cape off season (early November). Stayed in a condo near near Provincetown. We like going to places when they are not crowded and you can see the area without much fuss and traffic. I d...  more »
  • For birders this is a great beach. We had great looks at Razorbills, Gannets, great Shearwaters and many more. And the birds are quite close in but it would have been better with a spotting scope.  more »
  • Every year we purchase the annual off road pass. It’s fun to four wheel drive to the sections of beach open to the public. Certain times of the year the four wheel drive beach area shrinks because of ...  more »
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  • I love this beach. Out at end of The Cape, sandy dunes, not crowed. Close to town. Lots of nature. Sandy beaches, open exposed Atlantic Ocean.
  • Beautiful beach! It is absolutely worth of driving couple of hours from Boston! Not crowded at all even on weekends and it is close to Province town with tons of restaurants and shops.
  • Great beach love the sand dunes. Too many rocks in water though
  • Very rocky but the waves are cool to the touch and I even saw some seals.
  • Hard to choose what is my favorite beach on the Cape. The Cape should be visited at least once in your lifetime.
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