Marconi Beach, Wellfleet

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Enjoy a sweeping view of the Cape Cod Bay at Marconi Beach, gently sloping into the Atlantic Ocean. This is a popular spot for surfing, boogie boarding, and skimboarding. Animal lovers should keep their eyes peeled for seals, often spotted just off shore. Near the beach is the area's top attraction--Marconi Station, from which Italian inventor Marconi made the first successful transatlantic wireless communication from the United States. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Marconi Beach by using our Wellfleet tour planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Nice beach with great surfing waves. This beach has bathrooms/shower facilities which are nice, but you need to walk down three flights of wooden stairs to reach the beach. Also, when the tide comes u...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Immense stretch of sand below the dunes, you can easily find the place in being too tight. The waves are quite high, but the beach is monitored. We saw sea lions. Toilets, showers Parking mandatory $20 by car in season (daily - valid for all the national seashore beaches) about $4-5 / pers on foot or by bicycle
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  • August 12, 2017
    This beach is superb, the landscape offers the dunes a wonderful environment. It must be accessed by particular places that allow access by trails in the dunes in a safe manner. the waves are generally safe. It is possible that there is presence of sharks because of the presence of seals a source of food for them. It is important not to approach the seals as sharks might be nearby.
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