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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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Nature lovers and folks who fish need to find this. The people in the little nature building there are very knowledgeable also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nature lovers and folks who fish need to find this. The people in the little nature building there are very knowledgeable also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Near white, soft sand with very little debris and crystal blue waters!! Not many people there, as it was a Monday afternoon...we walked the beach all the way to the end to where the signs say do not enter, birds nesting. We sat just the three of us enjoying the beauty in silence until the tide kicked is out... LOTS... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Beautiful setting and excellent photo opportunites. Saw much wildlife between birds, crabs and shells.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The long sandy beach was an easy hike. Birds were flocking on a far away sandbar. Fishermen were after the striped bass. A little windy, but a nice morning jaunt.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I don't need to elaborate on the beatify here as many reviews have done that. I just want to add a note on the logistics of getting here. Make sure you keep driving down Morris Island Road and follow the sign. You will see warning signs for private road...blah blah but just ignore that. Enjoy!

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Boston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This place is hidden in the corner of a residential neighborhood but was not hard to find if you follow the signs carefully as you drive into the area. The parking lot is not very big. A short boardwalk led us to a long staircase down to the beach with great open views. The sand was soft and fine. The... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The sand bars provide natural resting spots for hundreds of seals, and the protected waters serve hundreds upon hundreds of all manner of winter duck...pintail, merganser, etc. Well marked trails, and well maintained boardwalks make for easy access. Some steep stairs may make it difficult for some, but there are staggered viewing points along the way. We hope to come... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Worth driving down to the tip and walking down the path and steps to the beach. You can go left towards Stage Harbor or right and see the Chatham Light House. It's much easier to do this walk when it is low tide.

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Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You can see, smell, and hear the ocean from this refuge. It's very pretty, quiet, and peaceful. It's usually not busy, and you can walk the beach to paths, if you would like.

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Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a great spot any time of the year. As a matter of fact, on a cold winter day we are the only visitors in the exhibit center, and were treated to the full attention of the very knowledgable volunteer staffer. Visit the museum, walk the well-maintained paths to the beach, and enjoy a beautiful hike along the shore.... More 

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Address: Address: Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA MA 02633
Phone Number: 508 945 0594
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham

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