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Red River Beach

Route 28, Harwich, MA
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A piece of heaven

This beach is gorgeous, with expansive views of Nantucket Sound. Peaceful, provides a feeling of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileen C
Harwich, Massachusetts
Nice beach with convenient bathrooms

It is hard to find a nice quiet beach that has convenient parking and bathrooms, but Red River hits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hudson, Massachusetts
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Route 28, Harwich, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is gorgeous, with expansive views of Nantucket Sound. Peaceful, provides a feeling of the vastness of the sea. Beautifully maintained. Excellent for people of all ages. There's seaweed,. Great place to walk any time of year.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to find a nice quiet beach that has convenient parking and bathrooms, but Red River hits the mark. There is a lifeguard and a hot dog truck, so you can stay all day, feeling safe, playing in the sun.

Thank FeltriGeorge
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 1 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
Reviewed 8 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
Reviewed 1 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...More

Thank Dannie W
Reviewed 27 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...More

Thank Majcape
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
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...More

Thank peachto4
Reviewed 23 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...More

Thank Eleanor S
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