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Province Lands Visitor Center

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Address: Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: +1 508-487-1256
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Great Views...lots to see, great staff

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Bob S
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Bob S
Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you need help planning your visit, the staff on hand can provide much needed help on what to do during your visit.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles 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. It has a small bookstore/gift shop, similar to what you would see at any visitor... More 

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Thank PeagleD
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Home Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Helpful, pleasant staff and great overview of the area. There's some have history here with various settlements, seafaring, and fauna & flora.

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redondo beach, ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Incredible views of the dunes and the ocean. Interesting history of the cape. Make sure you see the short films in the theater that give an overview of the area. Go to the second floor to get the best views.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Visitor Center is a National Park operated by the Department of Interior and commands some of the most beautiful views of sand dunes and the ocean. It has an overlook area, well kept rest rooms and a nice bookstore and shop to buy a remembrance. This is a favorite spot for bike riders with all kinds of trails and... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a great spot to spend about an hour to learn about the flora and fauna. There is a little movie theater which offers a film about the cape. Climb up to the second story to get a great view of the ocean. I have even had the greatest luck seeing whales breach up during one of my many... More 

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