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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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Great Place for a Relaxing Walk

Located just off Route 6A in Brewster, there are a number of trails for walking and biking. We went off season which was nice as we avoided traffic and crowds. It was beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rhode Island
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Rhode Island
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196 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off Route 6A in Brewster, there are a number of trails for walking and biking. We went off season which was nice as we avoided traffic and crowds. It was beautiful as some trees still had some Fall color. The trails are well maintained and I had a sense of being safe there. On the day we went,... More 

1 Thank Keesar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cape Cod Rail Trail (CCRT) is VERY manageable, not too challenging. Very clean, very friendly activity.

1 Thank Fionabg
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We ate lunch here by the side of a beautiful lake - beautiful and peaceful setting - wooded rolling hills.

1 Thank William C
Orlanda fl
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73 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Located off Route 6A in Brewster, the park is a sprawling wood area with much to offer. Campsites for tent, RV or trailer campers are well used in season and reservations are recommended. Two clear, sandy ponds offer swimming and boating; one has both a boat rental concession and toilets. A number of hiking or biking trails are in the... More 

Thank TheMitt
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Always a wonderful getaway! We love this park. We try to go camping at least once a season. This is the bad part. The booking system to reserve a campsite is really terrible. Reservations begin in January. The system is rigged in such a way that if you don't get online in the first 10 minutes, you won't get a... More 

Thank UALiz
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Best place to camp on the Cape. No hook ups but lots of great sites. Numerous kettle ponds to kayak, fish from and beaches to enjoy. Right on the bike path plus has numerous bike trails right in the park. Ranger led activities for families. Bike over to Crosby beach early am for town sponsored Yoga on the beach (daily... More 

Thank DMG33
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This used to be one of my most favourite campgrounds. The campsites are large and most of them are quite private. I've gone there about 4 times since 1992. This year I was really looking forward to my time there, until I had to use the bathroom. They have not been updated, nor have they been well maintained. Someone posted... More 

Thank Karen P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I recently spent a night camping at Nickerson (the last weekend of summer, even though summer unofficially ends on Cape Cod on Labor Day). Last year on the same date I started a camping tradition with my 7 year old son here, and this year my 5 year old joined us. I hadn't been to Nickerson for ten years or... More 

Thank Clarke M
Grand Rapids MI
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Another wonderful beach and quite crowded in the summer. Fall is the perfect time to visit Cape Cod beaches with the tourists gone and most of the traffic only locals as well as retirees (drivers beware!).

Thank ditzymm
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99 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Beautiful, wooded campsites, not too crowded, clean, fabulous bathrooms with free no-pump showers. The bathrooms have real walls and doors so they don't harbor mosquitoes, and the doors don't even slam. They're well-spaced and accessible. Great camp store, incredible biking and walking paths (paved!), and it has its own lake for paddling and swimming, no motor boats. If you have... More 

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