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Duck Harbor Beach

Duck Harbor Road, Wellfleet, MA
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really nice and relaxing

Duck harbor Beach is very quiet. We didn't stay very long Just enough to see the beach and stretch... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
michelleLeroy_ny
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leroy,ny
Great Beach!

At the end of a long road outside of town you'll find Duck Harbor beach. The parking lot is big... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Jebasisson
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“water shoes” (3 reviews)
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Duck Harbor Road, Wellfleet, MA
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Duck harbor Beach is very quiet. We didn't stay very long Just enough to see the beach and stretch our legs. The water was at low tide when we got there. we want to go back and see more.

3  Thank michelleLeroy_ny
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

At the end of a long road outside of town you'll find Duck Harbor beach. The parking lot is big, although everything's crowded in the summer in Wellfleet. The beach is long and flat, and there's plenty of room to spread out. It is rocky...More

Thank Jebasisson
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Anyone who is fortunate enough to find this breathtaking panorama of the beach and inlet is most fortunate. At high tide the boats can come and go....at low tide the flats seem to go on forever, where oysters are harvested by the local residents and...More

Thank myerscl
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, quiet location on the bay side of north Wellfleet to watch the sunset. Parking is decent (no non-residents allowed during the day), but recommended arrival is an hour before sunset. Lovely views of Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown and Race Point. Take an hour or...More

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good views of sunset. We came here after 5 PM when you are not required to have a town beach sticker. Parking lot is gravel and a little small. Unfortunately, you need a sticker to park at the beach between 8AM and 5PM and out...More

Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

It can be hard to find Duck Harbor but keep trying. Just make sure to be ahead of the time posted for sunset and maybe bring a beach chair. It is always the best spot to end a summer day!

1  Thank JRenfrew
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The best thing about Duck Harbor is the view. Looking West, you can see the Pilgrim Tower on Provincetown. The beach is a bit rocky but nice, and not over-populated.

1  Thank silvasas
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is known for great sunsets and a lot of seals to watch. Just remember to bring your bug spray. Dogs are also welcome.

Thank joen803
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is not a beach where you will want to spend hours lounging in the sun or bathing in the water. There are rocks that make entry into the water painful without water shoes. However, Duck Harbor Beach is a great place to watch a...More

Thank Bklyn4ever
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went there a few times to sea the grand sunsets . It is visited by many people the added bonus was the siting of the bobbling heads of 8 seals . This is a must see beach.

Thank ggr823
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