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Province Lands Visitor Center

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Address: Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
Phone Number:
+1 508-487-1256

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Amazing views.

Stopped unintentionally on the bike trail to use the restroom. Clear day nothing but endless blue skies and blue ocean. Super nice little bookstore too.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
Scott S
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stopped unintentionally on the bike trail to use the restroom. Clear day nothing but endless blue skies and blue ocean. Super nice little bookstore too.

Thank Scott S
Slingerlands, New York
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a wonderful place with the ocean and lots of scenery. I first came here on my way from Province town.

Thank Marisol B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Another one of the fine visitor centers on the cape. Small inside, but great views from the deck. Well worth the stop.

Thank Tom B
East Granby, Connecticut
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by to take some pictures. What a Great view from the observation deck. Can see ocean, beach and monument. The folks in the gift shop were so friendly and helpful. Purchased awesome prizes of top notch quality. You have to visit this place !!!

Thank Deb C
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was really a surprise as we stumbled over it while looking for the beach. It was well worth the time spent and very informative.

Thank busyman269
Syracuse, New York
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped on the way to our daily hikes. Run by the National Parks Service. There were short films in the theater, as well as displays on the history and geography of the area. Good views from the observation deck. Merchandise for sale was cheap, as it was nearing the end of their season.

Thank MikeGSyr
Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

There is a second floor deck with commanding views of the area, from Provincetown and Cape Cod Bay to the oceanside beaches. But the visitor center is low on things to see. Rangers seemed helpful, and there was a video about whaling and the lifesaving service. There were a gift shop and bathrooms.

Thank Michael S
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by this visitor's center to get our Passport Stamp and to see some of the Cape Cod videos the park offers (the AV equipment was down at the Salt Pond V.C.). There is a great observation deck and there are amazing views from here and easy access to the Province Lands bike trail. It was very busy (lot's... More 

Thank Sarah C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This small visitor center is located atop a large sand dune and is perfectly positioned to give a panoramic view. Short informative films run throughout the day. There is a small gift shop/ bookstore. For those seeking a break from the downtown crowds, this is a great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank travelingfamily77
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

During early morning travels around P Town - wound up on the observation decks of the visitor center and were able to watch whales playing through the binocular stands on the deck! We brought our own binos the next day and continued our free whale watching. When the park rangers arrived to open the center they were extremely helpful and... More 

Thank Robin122

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