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Gorgeous sunset

This beach is on the west side, the Bay side of Cape Cod at Wellfleet. It was low tide, but no... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Jeff K
Marcellus, New York
great beach for sunsets

Duck Harbor is a great beach for watching the sunset. The sun sets right into the water. It's... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Duck Harbor Road, Wellfleet, MA
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This beach is on the west side, the Bay side of Cape Cod at Wellfleet. It was low tide, but no stink, it was an absolutely perfect early fall evening, 70 degrees and we enjoyed a little wine and a perfect sunset with very few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Came here during low tide (at sunset) and was not impressed. The water is warmer on the bay side of the cape, but this beach certainly wasn’t worth it at low tide. The dunes headed to the beach were very nice, but the beach itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Duck Harbor is a great beach for watching the sunset. The sun sets right into the water. It's usually not too crowded, even in high season. The beach is rocky near the water, and sandy further up from shore. You need to climb a small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank liamsaunt
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Duck harbor Beach is very quiet. We didn't stay very long Just enough to see the beach and stretch our legs. The water was at low tide when we got there. we want to go back and see more.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank michelleLeroy_ny
Reviewed September 16, 2017

At the end of a long road outside of town you'll find Duck Harbor beach. The parking lot is big, although everything's crowded in the summer in Wellfleet. The beach is long and flat, and there's plenty of room to spread out. It is rocky...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Anyone who is fortunate enough to find this breathtaking panorama of the beach and inlet is most fortunate. At high tide the boats can come and go....at low tide the flats seem to go on forever, where oysters are harvested by the local residents and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank myerscl
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, quiet location on the bay side of north Wellfleet to watch the sunset. Parking is decent (no non-residents allowed during the day), but recommended arrival is an hour before sunset. Lovely views of Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown and Race Point. Take an hour or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tom D
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Good views of sunset. We came here after 5 PM when you are not required to have a town beach sticker. Parking lot is gravel and a little small. Unfortunately, you need a sticker to park at the beach between 8AM and 5PM and out...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ChristopherL1029
Reviewed September 21, 2016

It can be hard to find Duck Harbor but keep trying. Just make sure to be ahead of the time posted for sunset and maybe bring a beach chair. It is always the best spot to end a summer day!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The best thing about Duck Harbor is the view. Looking West, you can see the Pilgrim Tower on Provincetown. The beach is a bit rocky but nice, and not over-populated.

Date of experience: June 2016
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July 27, 2015|
Response from HK_Expat |
I also have bad knees. I think that this beach is far easier to get to than others in Wellfleet. You do have to walk up and down a small dune but it is nothing like the one in front of The Beachcomber at Cahoon Hollow.