Longnook Beach (Ballston Beach)

One of Cape Cod’s top nudist beaches, Longnook Beach is located in the Massachusetts town of Truro. Although situated in one of the most popular oceanside resorts on the American east coast, it remains relatively quiet because it can only be accessed via a steep path down a high sand dune.

Formed of a narrow band of light-coloured sand, the waves are usually mild, making it a good spot for a dip in the Atlantic or for riding the waves on a boogie board.

During the summer season there are basic public facilities, including  portable restrooms. There are also bike racks and parking bays, although a beach sticker parking permit is required for vehicles in high season. Parking is otherwise reserved for residents. 

Longnook Beach is not watched over by lifeguards, and does not permit fires. Nude bathers tend to limit themselves to its far end.

Nearest town/city

Provincetown

Also known as:

Ballston Beach

Activities

  • Surfing

Nudist/naturist beach

Yes

Facilities

  • Restroom/toilets

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