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Nickerson State Park

Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Brewster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Swimming
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Niagara Falls, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I loved seeing the ocean floor and walking out onto it. I really should have studied up on tides before going. I found it amazing. Was only disappointed by the number of places that were closed which was due to our lateness in planning this getaway. Next time we'll plan on maybe 2nd week of Sept

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The ponds are a wonderful place to swim, and the bike trails are a great way to enjoy the scenery. All the camp sights are within easy access to both.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I haven't camped in years and we really had a very nice time on this trip with a group of neighbors. Nickerson has nicely-sized lots with enough preserved tree cover to offer some privacy. Lake was accessible enough without introducing concern that our younger kids might accidentally wander over. Felt safe to let the kids ride their bikes around the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights and we liked our site. The park was great for biking. We had a travel trailer and one complaint that was a concern was the dump station. That might not mean a lot to some but to those who CARE about germs beware. It was very sloppy to say the least. Now that's from uncaring users.... More

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Syosset, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Visited the park on a Wednesday in the fall. I think my husband and I were the only ones there. Its a big state park with lots of trails and ponds! It was so tranquil and relaxing. The water seemed so clean. Next time we bring 2 beach chairs and a couple of sandwiches and hang out!!! Loved it would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have been going to Nickerson State Park on and off for the past 25 years. It's one of the best State parks we have camped in, the sites are big and private for the most part. Great access to the bike trails up to Wellfleet and around the park. The only negative comment is that on Saturday we returned... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been enjoying Nickerson for decades and I never tire of it! It is located right off the Rail Trail and there are miles of additional bike trails throughout the park. Of course, you don't need to have a bike to use the trails. I have thoroughly enjoyed just walking on them, throughout the woods, alongside ponds. Once, I... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stopped at Flax Pond on a cycling trip along the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Crystal clear water--some of the cleanest for swimming I've seen. Bath house on site with spigot for rinsing. Wish there was a bike rack near the bath house, I'm not sure, with bike trails nearby, why there isn't one.

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New York City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a hidden gem in cape cod, proving that cape cod is more than just beaches. There is a beautiful lake where you can kayak and paddle board. This is a great trip especially if it's too windy on the beach.

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Fleischmanns, New York
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6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The layout of the place is great. Large campsites; even though some folks were a little loud, we had enough privacy and enjoyed the camping trip. The one disappointment was the camp store. Not open for the much-needed coffee at 6 or 7 am; not enough camping necessities, such as poison ivy creams/lotions/soaps...they could pack the store to the hilt... More

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