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Coast Guard Beach - Truro, Cape Cod

Truro, MA

42.048560° N, -70.072603° W

Where: 95 Coast Guard Rd, Truro View Map

Water Type: Salt water

Type: Surf

  • local_parking

Good for: Surfings, Swimming, Walking


Coast Guard Beach is a beautiful beach that is bordered by high dunes. Being on the ocean side there is plenty of surf for the surfers and for those who enjoy playing in the waves.


12 rated reviews | 18 total reviews

5 reviews
Member since: Jun 2020


We discovered the Truro Coast Guard Beach. which can be accessed from the new Head of the Meadow bike path extension. It's tiny and beautiful.

2 reviews
Member since: Mar 2023


Such a great beach! We were able to see whales breaching as well as some seals swimming just off shore.

East Longmeadow, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Oct 2022


Coast Guard Beach was our family’s favorite with the convenient shuttle and gorgeous landscape. Clean and picturesque.

Thornton, PA
2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2021


We were able to see dozens of seals resting on this quiet beach and swimming along the shore.

Litchfield, NH
2 reviews
Member since: Apr 2021


Not crowded, clean and accessible. Beautiful.

2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2020


Coast Guard Beach in October is spectacular. It was very uncrowded on a beautiful sunny day. Seals were fishing in the crashing surf on the day we visited. The view of the marsh from the upper parking area is equally beautiful.

Ellicott City, MD
2 reviews
Member since: Sep 2020


While only visiting this beach for the first time in the "off-season" of late September, it is a sight to behold. The waves are huge with high winds, and the beauty the day we visited was like a postcard. Bundle up and maybe choose to ride your bike along a path (a bit hilly) to this beach. Many areas to explore and history to read about. The next beach after this one, would be Race Point, visited on a sunnier day, with quieter waters and seals in the coastline waves.

2 reviews
Member since: May 2020


While the close beach was super, and we were there almost every day, Coast Guard is a world class beach. So much fun watching the seals, and hoping to spot a great white shark.

Martinsville, NJ
2 reviews
Member since: Feb 2021


Beautiful views, spacious for privacy, and bathrooms for the family.

Boston, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2020


Beautiful wide sandy beach, great sand pools at low tide and lots of nature.

Tyngsboro, MA
2 reviews
Member since: Nov 2019


Coast Guard beach is clean and just gorgeous!

Bristol, CT
4 reviews
Member since: Aug 2017


Great waves. Water was just the right temperature.
Easy access and not crowded.

Seattle, WA
2 reviews
Member since: Sep 2017


great surfing with easy parking and close to a comprehensive surf shop

Akron, OH
2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2017


Beautiful coastline scenery as far as you could see. Beautiful old Coast Guard Station, Saw many seals

Walworth, NY
2 reviews
Member since: Jul 2017


You must park and ride a tram to this beach, but the beauty of the ride itself is breathtaking. The beach is gorgeous, and if you are willing to walk a bit, you can usually find many seals frolicking in the water. This area has bike trails that are quite fun to ride as well.
First Encounter beach is terrific for little ones, the water is a bit warmer and not as deep, so it feels safer with children.

Randolph Center, VT
5 reviews
Member since: Jul 2011


coast guard beach which is a Truro town beach right down the road. Nice, easy access. Great to walk down the coastline. Wonderful views of the dunes and clifts.

2 reviews
Member since: Aug 2013


Not too crowded. Clean. Lifeguard on duty.

2 reviews
Member since: Jan 2016


Fantastic waves for older children and adults. Not for little ones. Too rough.

Coast Guard Beach - Truro Vacation Rentals

ID 34308
1 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 2
Near Coast Guard Beach, Highland Golf Links, Highland Light
Near Coast Guard Beach, Highland Golf Links, Highland Light
Distance to beach: 0.5 mi to Coast Guard Beach - Truro
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The summer is open and available!
ID 34307
2 BR
1 bath
Sleeps 6
Near Coast Guard Beach, Highland Golf Links, Highland Light
Near Coast Guard Beach, Highland Golf Links, Highland Light
Distance to beach: 0.5 mi to Coast Guard Beach - Truro
3 reviews read reviews
Open Weeks near VCoast Guard Beach, Highland Links and Lighthouse.
North Truro
ID 38488
3 BR
2 baths
Sleeps 6
Highland Hideaway/Walk to Beach, Golf, Shuttlebus to Ptown
Highland Hideaway/Walk to Beach, Golf, Shuttlebus to Ptown
Distance to beach: 1/2 mi to Coast Guard Beach - Truro and 1.5 Cold Storage Beach