dog-friendly beaches in truro
head of the meadow beach is open to dogs all year long. View national seashore dog rules
Head of the Meadow beach is one of the nicest beaches on the cape. The national seashore beach is adjacent to a town owned beach that shares the same entrance road off of route 6. Because of the remote location in truro, it is typically less populated than other National Seachore beaches.
Dogs must be on a leash up to 6 feet | Not allowed on protected (lifeguarded) areas of beach during summer | Not allowed where there are nesting shore birds | dogs Not allowed on Province Lands bicycle trails.
Herring Cove’s dog rules:
- Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet
- Not allowed on protected (lifeguarded) areas of beach during summer
- Not allowed where there are nesting shore birds
- dogs Not allowed on Province Lands bicycle trails
- clean up your dog’s poop.
On all other public beaches in truro, dogs are allowed in the offseason only. You can take your dog to the beach from Labor Day to the 2nd Saturday in June, but only before 9am and after 6pm. Pets are not allowed in areas protected due to plovers nesting.
Residents Only. Beware of sharks, residents of Truro! You have some might hungry great whites cruising offshore here.
no sticker required, Residents Only
- view the beach profile for coast guard road beach
- learn about oversand driving orv trails on cape cod
- read a dog-friendly guide to the beaches of the cape cod national seashore
Residents Only. Very limited parking. beware of pedestrians, lots of foot traffic here, especially due to coast guard road being a short walk from a nearby dog-friendly campground.
Coast guard road beach has ORV trail access in the evening for fishing purposes only. The trail runs right through where people sit, so watch out!
You’ll need a cape cod national seashore orv sticker to use the oversand driving trail. There isn’t an air station in the coast guard road parking lot, so make sure you bring your own air pump.
Note that this beach is different from Coast Guard Beach in Eastham.
public parking available.
public parking available
no sticker required
Dog-friendly hotels in truro
Outer Reach Resort
Route 6, North Truro, Massachusetts – 508-487-9090
Outer Reach Resort allows dogs year round.
Knowles Heights Beach House
P. 0. Box 749, North Truro, Massachusetts – 508.487.1857
Knowles Heights Beach House allows dogs year round.
Dog-friendly restaurants in truro
535 State Hwy Rte 6, north truro, MA
truro dog park
Sorry folks, no dog park in truro. But you’re just a few minutes away from provincetown’s dog park, the pilgrim bark park. It’s well worth the drive up route 6.
Dog walks and pet-friendly hiking trails in truro
dogs not allowed in pond