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Nickerson State Park

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Address: Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
Phone Number: 508-896-3491
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Activities: Biking, Swimming

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Although getting reservations during the summer is a challenge, it is well worth the effort. With miles of trails to walk, run or cycle and clear ponds to swim in, it is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great state park despite the rates went up around30% within a year Thats nothing compared to the awfull stinky bathrooms with stalls without locks and showers with broken temperature controls We counted more than 12 poeple directly across from campside loud and noisy not the relaxing time we expected With all their rules of dont do This is pure abuse... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Although getting reservations during the summer is a challenge, it is well worth the effort. With miles of trails to walk, run or cycle and clear ponds to swim in, it is a favorite camping destination for families. One family we met there this summer have had family reunions there for the last 50 years!. I love Nickerson!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We rented bikes in the park. The entrance for bike rentals is a few hundred feet from the main entrance. They have easy to ride 8 speed bikes (couldn't be simpler to change gears). Prices were $15 for 2 hours and $17 for 3. Helmets are free. The path is paved with lane dividers and in great condition. For our... More 

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Orange, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We have camped here before, so we knew the campsites were spacious and provided access to one or more of the little ponds. Ours was in Area 4, only about a mile from the entrance to the park on Route 6A. The site was great, (#21C), with easy access down a hill to Cliff Pond, the largest of the ponds... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This large park in Brewster seems to cater to campers with its many campground areas. There is an extensive network of bike paths, but be prepared for surprisingly hilly terrain. The bike path scenery is rather uninspiring; I prefer the Cape Cod Rail Trail.

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We took our son swimming playing at the playground and swimming at Cliff Pond. The playground didn't have many items, but the ones they had were a combination of the familiar (swings, treehouse-style slide) and unusual (ropes between "boulders", spinning thing that reminds me of an old-fashioned clothesline, sandbox sifter table). The pond was very clean, not busy at all,... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My wife & I got a site on the water of Flax Pond. Right near our site was a sandy little beach, the water was crystal clear ! We did some canoeing and in 15 ft. or so of water we could still see the gravel bottom, beautiful spot. We had a nice private site, had a great time. It`s... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great pond for young children to learn to swim in (Flax Pond). There are also kayaks, canoes, etc. that you can rent and take out on the lake. The only problem is if you don't have a watch you have no idea how long you are out there for. The kids watching the shop should put up t-shirts or something... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is in heart of Brewster. easily accessible, has many things todo that I found, and likely has more to offer. I was there @ 2 differenr beaches, both very nice, clean water, would like to go back to camp here next year. there is a bike trail that I saw. Playground is nice, lots of activities for the kids... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is another hidden gem on Cape Cod. Loaded with walking and bike trails this park gives you the true feeling of being away from it all. Many camping sites and a good number of ponds to swim and fish in, this is truly an all around great recreation area.

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