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Address: Route 28, Harwich, MA

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Easy, clean, lovely sand

What a perfect beach to start our vacation in cape cod! Clean, nice sand, not crowded! Seals were feeding on schools of bluefish so we were asked to get out of the water a few... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Westford, Massachusetts
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Harwich, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy watching the sunset on winter nights on Red River Beach. They are spectacular!!! Also you can find lots of sea-glass on the beach. Often find a dozen pieces each time.

Thank tina m
Harwich, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

One side has a shallow river running thru it. Crabbing on both sides. No big waves normally. Sand castles and ice cream truck is a must.

Thank marg60595
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Easy and quick access from parking lot to sandy beach. Lifeguards in summer...even an old fashioned ice cream truck travels through and this year there was a great hotdog stand

Thank Ginanh
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We heard it's nice, so we came here. But it turns out to have a lot of seaweed. Not sure whether it's because the water is warmer than usual or what. There are a lot of rocks on the sand, so it hurts when you walk bare foot unless you skillfully avoid the rocks. There is little wave, so it... More 

Thank Dannie W
Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Red River Beach is on the Nantucket Sound side of Cape Cod so the water is warm and the surf gentle. Wear water shoes if your feet are too tender to manage the shells on the sand when you enter the water, which sometimes can have quite a lot of seaweed. Parking can be a problem in the height of... More 

Thank Majcape
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189 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The good: a nice beach with concessions, bathrooms, and a lifeguard Not so good: Parking fee Noticed yoga on the beach in the early hours as well as lots of walkers and pople with dogs on leashes.

Thank HartfordOwl
Westford, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What a perfect beach to start our vacation in cape cod! Clean, nice sand, not crowded! Seals were feeding on schools of bluefish so we were asked to get out of the water a few times. An interruption that was ok and and kind of cool for the kids! Nature and scenery at its best!

Thank peachto4
Harwich, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely beach with easy walk parking on Nantucket Sound. Beach is clean and so are restrooms. Water is warm and therefore there are many shells and creatures. They don't bother you and after you get through the first few fet, the water and bottom are clear. Not usually any high surf and waves are minimal unless there is a... More 

Thank Eleanor S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It was a nice beach. Lots of shell n seaweed. We had a great time in spite of it. The breeze was amazing.

Thank Cindy Lee A
Harwich, Massachusetts
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133 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One of the few beaches that you can drive right to the beach and the sand is near your car. Great for elderly or people carrying a lot of stuff. It is a long beach, clean, but you need a Harwich Beach sticker. It has restrooms and a great hot dog stand-Depot Hot Dogs. The stand has a good menu... More 

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