Herring Cove Beach is the most popular National Seashore beach on Cape Cod. Herring Cove is located inside the hook of the cape where it wraps around towards the center of Provincetown.
herring cove beach is the most commercial of all the national seashore beaches with an extensive food stand and boardwalk. great scenery and amazing sunsets keep crowds coming back. clothing optional areas facilitate a thorough tanning experience.
Race point beach in provincetown is located at the top of the cape when looking at a map of cape cod. Race point beach is simply amazing, with diverse sections where waves are gentle and sunsets are breathtaking.
This epic stretch of shoreline boasts miles of ORV oversand driving trails, spectacular views of whales and other wildlife, historic lighthouses, and amazing beach walks.
Walk south at head of the meadow beach (to the right when looking at the ocean) and you will pass through Coast Guard Road beach in North Truro.
This beach is managed by the town of Truro, not the National Seashore. So the limited parking area at Coast Guard Road Beach is for truro residents only, but the beautiful beach beyond the lifeguard-protected area is open to dogs.
The ORV trails are accessible with a National Seashore oversand driving sticker.
Nauset Light Beach in Eastham is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Nauset Light Beach is a very popular beach in the summertime. expect the parking lot to fill very quickly on weekends, plan on being there by 9am to ensure a parking spot. An adjacent town-owned parking lot is available to Eastham residents only.
There used to be steep stairs that bring beach goers down to a spacious beach which is less crowded than most other national seashore beaches because of the limited parking. But these stairs keep washing away in winter storms, so access points to the beach have been affected.
Dogs are allowed all summer long to both the right and left sides of the stairs beyond the lifeguard-protected beach areas, unless access is restricted by nesting shorebirds.
The Cape Cod National Seashore are the most dog-friendly beaches on Cape Cod. The National Seashore’s dog rules allow pets throughout the summer, although access frequently gets restricted due to nesting shorebirds.
The National Seashore’s sprawling sand dunes frame endless stretches of white sand under the crashing power of the Atlantic ocean. The beaches are perfect for long dog walks, sunbathing, surfing, fishing for striped bass, and endless rounds of fetching a tennis ball from the surf.
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