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Coast Guard Beach

Highland Road, Truro, MA
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Wide, clean, beautiful beach

We visited in the off-season a couple of weeks after Labor Day, and the weather and beach... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A fun and scenic family beach on Cape Cod.

Coast Guard Beach is great place to visit -- year 'round. In the peak summer months, park in the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
New York City, New York
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“great beach” (5 reviews)
“parking lot” (2 reviews)
“low tide” (2 reviews)
Highland Road, Truro, MA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in the off-season a couple of weeks after Labor Day, and the weather and beach conditions were just perfect. There are just a handful of parking spots and no changing facilities here; however, we found this to be one of the best beaches...More

Thank FrancisFern
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Coast Guard Beach is great place to visit -- year 'round. In the peak summer months, park in the large National Parks Service parking lot several miles shy of the beach and ride the frequent 10-minute shuttle trams to and from the beach. During "off-peak"...More

1  Thank Joseph_NYC_NJ
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Rough surf which supplies its own entertainment- whether you enter it or not. Hundreds of seals visible at low tide (which means Great Whites cannot be far behind). Reachable by convenient shuttle with exceptions for handicapped. Expect water temperature of between 58 and 61. Still...More

Thank Gourmetgerry
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's a great beach to bring all your things and chill. It's a bit of a walk to gain your privacy, but worth it. It was the best kept secret for a long time as far as nudity goes say, twenty years ago. I find...More

Thank georgepappa
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stopped here at sunset and enjoyed walking around. It's so beautiful with a nice surf and breeze.

Thank tromba61
Reviewed 23 June 2016

There is a lot of parking, You have to take a shuttle so it is best to plan to arrive at less busy time and leave before the crowd leaves to avoid lines but it is worth it to enjoy this beach. Not stairs, just...More

Thank DonnaT223
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We love to explore all of the coastal locations on the Cape and this is one of the best. Clean and alive in the offseason.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

On a recent visit, we planned to bike ride but winter would not loosen it's grip...Walking on the beach is an all weather activity and a great way to get some exercise and breath in that fresh ocean air. Great place for families too.

Thank RCXcellentAdventures
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My daughters mother-in-law had a summer pass which we thoroughly enjoyed and even saw some whale spoutings.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great beach, easy to get to. No bathrooms or other facilities, but the beach is very nice and clean!

Thank businesspeep
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