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9 Beautiful Dog-Friendly Beaches in Provincetown, MA 2024

Ed Malaker

By Ed Malaker

dalmatian dog playing on the beach

If you are a pet owner traveling to Provincetown, Massachusetts, for business or pleasure, it can be helpful to know where all the dog places are ahead of time, so you don’t have to waste time once you are there. Here, we list several dog-friendly beaches in the area that you can visit to let your pet cool off or go for a walk.

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The 9 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Provincetown, MA

1. Herring Cove

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🗺️ Address: 📍 Province Lands Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
🕐 Open Times: 6 a.m. to midnight
💲 Cost: $25
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Lifeguard
  • Large area
  • Live entertainment

2. Race Point Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 Race Point Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
🕐 Open Times: 6 a.m. to midnight
💲 Cost: $10 walk-in
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Plenty to do
  • Large area
  • Water access

3. Hatches Harbor

🗺️ Address: 📍 Provincetown, MA 02657
🕐 Open Times: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
💲 Cost: N/A
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Scenic hiking trail
  • Good for bird watching
  • Not too crowded

4. Provincetown Dog Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 55 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA
🕐 Open Times: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
💲 Cost: $20
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Designated off-leash times
  • Close to other beaches
  • Close to parking

5. Long Point Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 Provincetown, MA
🕐 Open Times: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
💲 Cost: $20
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Long trail
  • Off-leash areas
  • Spectacular view

6. Marconi Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 Marconi Site Rd, Wellfleet, MA 02667
🕐 Open Times: 6 a.m. to midnight
💲 Cost: $15–$20
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Observation platform
  • Lifeguards
  • Plenty of space

7. Nauset Light Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 780 Ocean View Dr, Eastham, MA 02642
🕐 Open Times: 24 hours
💲 Cost: $15
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Lighthouse
  • Large dunes
  • Water accessible

8. Head of the Meadow Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 Head of the Meadow Rd, North Truro, MA 02652
🕐 Open Times: 24 hours
💲 Cost: $20
🐕 Off-Leash: No
  • Lifeguard
  • Few people
  • Great fishing

9. Skaket Beach

🗺️ Address: 📍 131 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653
🕐 Open Times: 24 hours
💲 Cost: $20
🐕 Off-Leash: Yes
  • Rolling dunes
  • Large area
  • Designated dog areas

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Summary

Provincetown is one of the most pet-friendly areas in Massachusetts, with many designated areas for dogs and dog-friendly beaches. Some, like the Provincetown Dog Beach, set aside time each day for owners to remove their dog’s leash and let them run free. Visit Herring Cove to find plenty of things to do, make new friends, and take a walk.


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