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Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: 345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable, MA 02637
Phone Number: +1 508-362-1426
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Barnstable
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking

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Toms River, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A beautiful location with trails, meadows, and water front property. Unfortunately, it was raining and we are looking forward to returning in better weather. The people in the visitor center were friendly and informative, we highly recommend a visit.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a great place to view wildlife, I saw lots of birds and insects including waxwings, catbirds, and cicada killers among others. There was a visitor center and many well kept trails that led through a variety of environments including beach, woods, salt marsh, ponds, pasture and others. The staff was helpful and eager to help visitors with questions... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Can't say enough about Mass Audubon & their amazing staff that make great trips such a memorable experience. We have done the Cuttyhunk trip out of Woodshole which was just terrific, a working island, full of life & history. We just did the Sandy Neck Lighthouse Kayak Trip! Wow! We had only kayaked once before, but our guides were knowledgeable... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Interesting information on local wildlife and short hikes. The walk on the sandbar was lovely & we found some horseshoe crabs laying eggs. The goats are too cute.

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DeWitt, New York
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321 reviews 321 reviews
153 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My son, Greg Hipius, has written an excellent review of the LPWS and I encourage you to read what he says. I won't be redundant and repeat it all, but just add a few perspectives of my own. You probably won't spend more than an hour or two here unless you really want to explore all the trails and linger... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Long Pasture provides the kayaks and tour guide. It was beautiful day to paddle across the harbor. We saw lots of birds , paddle thru a marsh - just beautiful. Then we paddle to lighthouse. We went up in small groups and the view was just amazing. We paddle back to nature center with sun setting .

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Syracuse, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited in the afternoon after a local whale watch, and due to impending bad weather and fatigue didn't have enough time to really enjoy everything. The facility is very young as these places go - only about a decade old - and so it is still growing and establishing. The visitors' center is modest, but staffed by a very... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

With my 2 and 4 year old we went on an explore here. There were lots of crabs, clams, birds, snails... My kids were very happy splashing in the warm tide pools. The views were amazing. We are Audubon members so we got in with our membership, but if you want to save a buck you can park at the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have never seen such a trail in my life. It was like walking in a forest but also felt safe. Green lush trees and a nice walk made it a memorable one.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Beautiful place to walk some great trails. Some lead you right out to the ocean others lead you to some great ponds, they even have an organic garden

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