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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA MA 02633
Phone Number: 508 945 0594
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Activities: Birdwatching
Description: Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special...
Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
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Enjoyed seeing seals, seals and more seals......they are really funny creatures

See lots of the shore and lots of seals. This is a very relaxing way to have a view of beautiful homes on the cost while in the company of seals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

See lots of the shore and lots of seals. This is a very relaxing way to have a view of beautiful homes on the cost while in the company of seals.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are a person who loves nature and quiet beautiful trails, this is a definite must see. We walked through a really pretty trail that had small little wooden bridges through it. We saw many different beautiful flowers and trees. The trail led us to this really pretty overlook with three benches where you can sit and relax and... More 

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Oakland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Since this is the only beach that allows dogs during the summer season we went there twice on our recent vacation in Chatham. It's a lovely view from the beach to a large sandbar area and to the ocean. The horseflies can be an issue but on both of our visits they were manageable. One caveat is the large staircase... More 

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Coudersport, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Can't say enough about this beach! From the shells and wild life to the perfectly calm water and free parking. Hidden treasure that we were beyond pleased to find during our cape vacation. Make sure to go at low tide and if possible bring a kayak or two. The beach is teaming with star fish, crabs, and clams but if... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

There is a refuge on the edge of Morris Island - the only part of the Refuge that you don't need to get to by boat. There's a visitors center there and a trail, a parking lot and bathrooms. The trail is most accessible at low tide, so check, but we waded through up to our thighs at high tide... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Love the big open beaches - nice, open and uncrowned. Kids li Ove it because they can run, explore and gather shells. And we can take our pup with us on long walks (which is rare in chatham). Great spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Easy hike that takes about an hour. Through the woods and along the shore. We found a ton of starfish and shells! We thought we would see seals, but they have moved to a different island

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Boylston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Breathtaking quiet contemplative spot when you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle in Town. Off the beaten path on Morris Island, this spot offers walking trails and just breathtaking views of the constantly changing sand bars off the coast of Chatham. I've been going to Chatham for years and just discovered it and will be returning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The man at the information center warned us that the walkway had water up to the knee at high tide and we almost turned back. Glad we didn't! Amazing walk with lots of wild birds and a few seals in the water.

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

A great way to hike and see some of the more beautiful spots of Chatham from hikes in the woods to walking onto the beach in Outermost Harbor, there is beauty everywhere one looks.

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