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“Amazing beach!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Head of the Meadow Trail

Head of the Meadow Trail
Boston
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59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing beach!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Visited this pristine beach on the fourth and fifth of July. Incredibly clean grounds, clear water and amazing views of the shore and resting seals! Visitors should be aware that the loose sand and sloping beach make walking difficult. Visit at low tide and head straight to the sandbar - MUCH easier to traverse than the beach along the shore.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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219 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Beautiful Outer Cape Cod Beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

This is one of the best beaches on the Cape. Not only are the dunes magnificent, there's an incredible sandbar that runs along the seashore which seems to be its own beach. There's a surprising drop off from the sandbar so who knew you can dive off a sandbar? That feature in itself is positively fabulous! There are life guards stationed along the seashore yet the long stretch of beach makes it extra private with very little beach crowd. Of course the seals are near by some pleasant viewing. Make sure you bring a beach cabana or large beach umbrella as there's no shade...just endless sunshine an ocean! Looking forward to returing again...I bet its really nice in the off season.

Visited June 2013
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Lake Placid, New York, United States
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

This is such a great beach. It is clean, wide and lots of room. It also seems to go on for quite a few miles. It does have lifeguards during their high season which is very nice if you have kids and even if you do not have kids. At night come and look for seals. As always get here early to get a parking spot!
I can not wait to go back!!

Visited August 2012
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Vienna, Virginia
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138 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A great Cape Cod beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

Probably the best MA beach I saw on this Cape Cod trip. Parking lot is above the cliff. Steps below take you to golden sands and beautiful views.

Visited October 2012
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Buffalo, New York
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“Really Great Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

My fiance and I had a big lunch on a rainy day in Truro and decided we needed a nap. So we drove to the Head of the Meadow beach and parked right up front with a view to the ocean and took a nap!

I've been to this beach several times before and it is really nice. The parking is close to the beach which is nice, but there is a bit of an up hill climb to get back to your car.

I haven't hiked or biked the trails around this beach but I have heard good things about them.

Great beach to hang out at!

Visited September 2012
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