Cape Cod may draw in big crowds over the summer months, but the destination’s not just for those in search of a summer vacation. The Cape also draws in thousands of professionals hoping to gain new skills to take back home when they leave. In fact, it’s relatively well known that Wellfleet and nearby Truro commonly drawing in a large number of psychiatrists and others in the mental health profession each year, some who come for seminars and some who come on their own accord. The latte... Read More
Ballston Beach Truro
Ballston Beach is the southernmost ocean beach in Truro, located north of Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. Located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, parking at Ballston Beach requires a Town of Truro Sticker. A collection of authentic traditional beach homes are clustered in the dunes and hills above this Atlantic Beach. Ballston features wide sand and plenty of waves for boogie boarding and body surfing.
Ballston Beach is located in Truro at the western end of South Pamet Road.
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With good waves for boogie boarding and for surfing, Ballston Beach presents a quiet, less crowded option for beachgoers on Cape Cod. This Truro beach also allows for some outstanding views, not just of the ocean but also of the nearby hills.Nature isn’t just responsible for the scenery, though, it’s also gradually changing the beach itself. For years now the beach has been at the mercy of Mother Nature, with hurricane force winds just a few years ago heavily damaging the dune and flood... Read More
A favorite of locals and visitors alike, Ballston Beach just gained top honors when it comes to the Cape’s best beaches. The designation from Cape Cod Magazine details the ’20 Best Beaches on Cape Cod’, with Truro’s Ballston Beach listed in the top spot.The Atlantic-facing beach is praised for its endless sand, stretching out along the Cape Cod National Seashore. It’s also pointed out that this picturesque beach is quiet and peaceful, with small waves, cliffs, and even sandbars at low tide... Read More
With views of the Atlantic Ocean and flanked by golden hills, there’s plenty to discover at Truro’s Ballston Beach. Ideal for lounging in the sand or boogie boarding and surfing in the waves, the beach is a real favorite of locals and visitors alike.You won’t find a lot of extras here, as there aren’t any lifeguards on duty, there’s not a picnic area and camping isn’t allowed. However, this saltwater beach is fairly easy to reach, with a short yet steep walk to the sand, plus its not ve... Read More
Cape Cod is known for its rich history, and some of that history takes on a new, unique role for area residents and tourists. That’s the case of some of the Cape’s former lifesaving stations that found new life thanks to the ingenuity of local businesses. With the opening of the Cape Cod Canal in 1916, much of the maritime traffic bypassed the dangerous waters around the Cape and rendered the lifesaving stations obsolete. The best known and visited former Cape Cod lifesaving station ... Read More