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Sandy Neck Barrier Beach

West Barnstable, MA
+1 508-362-8300
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Wildest Location on the Cape

This is the best place on Cape Cod for hiking - on the beach or on the Great Marsh trail. Also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Don't go!

If you are a tourist, fagettaboutit! We paid $20 to drive in to the parking lot only to discover... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Ron C
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best place on Cape Cod for hiking - on the beach or on the Great Marsh trail. Also superb for spotting wildlife: herons, osprey, hawks, deer, coyotes, and swarms of tree swallows. But the best time for Sandy Neck is between September...More

Thank hokahe
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

If you are a tourist, fagettaboutit! We paid $20 to drive in to the parking lot only to discover the beach packed with cars and rv's who had all driven out on the sand. This was not a beach to simply stroll along. We were...More

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Great to walk on, rain or shine, it stretches for miles (11, I think.) The dunes are wonderful, but unfortunately fall victim to the pounding of the Atlantic each winter. The only down side...More

Thank travelgman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sandy Neck is a great beach. It's to take your boat out to the sand bars. The only downfall is the rocky beaches.

Thank kathihausser
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spend most of summer here at Sandy Neck Beach, its like Siesta Key, we call it Siesta Key North! Boating,fishing,swimming,cookouts,sunsets!

Thank Tessie54
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Sandy Neck Beach is a great Cape Cod beach for summer fun on either end of this long beach. There are beach lovers on one end who have traveled in and parked in their ample parking areas or the RV's that have set up camp...More

Thank hmattos77
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The beach is commercial like many others in the area, but parking is free outside the toll gate and you can either walk to and on the beach for free or walk on a sandy trail separating 6 miles of beach dunes and the Great...More

Thank faulkner2
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Took our dogs for a chilly Sunday walk. Plenty of parking and other dogs to enjoy. Clean and well kept. Will need to visit in the spring or summer.

Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed 22 October 2015

a special pass is reauired to park near the beach obtainable from the town hall this is not helpful to the day visitor and we felt unwelcome. this area wants the money from tourists but wants the beaches to be exclusively local.

1  Thank Nonplume
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Nice family beach, clean, although a bit stony. Not too crowded. Clean restrooms. Car parking $ 20 a day.

Thank Arne R
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