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Race Point Beach

Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 771-2144
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“race point” (157 reviews)
“seals swimming” (39 reviews)
“nice sand” (12 reviews)
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Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
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(508) 771-2144
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"race point"
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"seals swimming"
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"nice sand"
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"saw seals"
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"cape cod"
in 74 reviews
"parking lot"
in 48 reviews
"clear water"
in 12 reviews
"national seashore"
in 44 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 38 reviews
"off season"
in 37 reviews
"see whales"
in 37 reviews
"the east coast"
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"bike path"
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"beautiful sunset"
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"visitor center"
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"natural beauty"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Race Point Beach is a wonderful spot to relax, walk the beach, fly a kite or have a picnic. Sometimes you can even see whales spouting offshore.

Thank Kate K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seashore is the reason to go to Provincetown. Yes there's good food, art, entertainment. But the landscape will steal your heart and take your breath away. Make time for it! We've rented bikes (Very inexpensive at $12-15 for half a day) and explored the...More

Thank VeronaWater
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where else can you see such sealife from the dunes (Whales, seals, birds). Easy to get to. Small parking lot, but it doesn't always fill up. Nice, clean bathrooms. Long stretch of beach for long strolls.

Thank Travels-From-SF
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The dunes, beach and ocean were beautiful but with wind chill below zero we didn’t last long. I would image it’s fantastic when warmer.

Thank mn984
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Not sure if this was a cyclic event, but the beach had rotting dead small fish along the entire beach. The sand and beach otherwise appear to be great, but we only stayed an hour due to the stench and the water being cold

Thank diyguy88
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The tip of Massachusetts is so worth the drive any time of year. the beach is amazing and you will never see a better sunset Go and take a deep breath and be truly grateful for the moment

Thank GinaMDF
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Just amazing vistas of the coastline and the beautiful lighthouse. Dunes and a few houses or cottages out on the point. Great place for pictures

Thank jerdc
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice easy walk from the parking lot and an incredibly open, wide, and beautiful beach. Beautiful drive to the beach as well. Worth stopping!

Thank Tishanderson
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Hardly no one on the beach but birds. Saw several seals very close to shore playing and eating. The dunes were beautiful. Bathroom facilities are closed so be aware. The area is beautiful, as the sun begins to set and the sky turns the beauty...More

Thank Zesty321
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We drove to Race Point Beach on a beautifully sunny mid-October day and took a two and half hour long walk along this pristine beach. There were relatively few other tourists..... on no fewer than five occasions we saw seals swimming by less than 50...More

Thank schmidtmg
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Mary K
4 February 2018|
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Response from SLKKA | Reviewed this property |
It would be quite a long walk from Provincetown. You are better off driving there or taking the local bus and then walking along the beach when you got there. You can also rent bikes to get there.
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15 December 2017|
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Response from Mary Ellen C | Reviewed this property |
Call to confirm but I think you can.
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Marianne R
30 June 2017|
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Response from M1786GJjosephc | Reviewed this property |
Race Point is at least five miles from the ferry landing.
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