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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

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Address: Falmouth, MA 02543
Phone Number: 508-548-8484
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Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
Description: Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.

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AMAZING!!!

We didn't know much about The Knob but had read it was a good thing to see, but we were blown away with the view. We didn't realize it was going to be the most amazing place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We didn't know much about The Knob but had read it was a good thing to see, but we were blown away with the view. We didn't realize it was going to be the most amazing place to see the sun set, and we just sat there in amazement at the beauty. LOVED IT!!

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Park along Quissett harbor then follow the sign to the trail entrance. Wander through the woods, there are some forks in the trail but you are on a small peninsula so can't get lost no matter which way you go. Pause to check out the various moored yachts, ranging from classic Hereshoffs to a Chinese junk. There is a lovely... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went here on mother's day. It was really beautiful. Easy walk through the woods to the beach and then the "Knob". Nice seating at the Knob. There isn't much parking but that means if you do find some, there won't be many people there. I do have to mention one thing. We were there on 5/10/15 and the water was... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well worth the walk, its not far, just through a wooded trail, the Knob, has of the most breath taking views of Buzzards Bay. It’s a perfect place . Surrounded by water on all sides its great place for watching the sunset, or some time for reflection. Perfect place.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the most beautiful spots in Falmouth, overlooking the picturesque Quissett Harbor and Buzzards Bay. There is parking available and it is a really nice walk down the trail to the Knob. My husband and I received a painting of the Knob as a wedding present...we cherish the painting of this truly spectacular location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Knob is a short walk through a wooded path that offers a dramatic view of Buzzards Bay and the entrance to Quisset Harbor.I have visited it many times over the years.If you go to see the sunset be sure to bring a flashlight as it is quite dark in the wooded path upon your return.BTW late at night it... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Knob is a spit of land that is it's own peninsula. After a walk through the woods you end up surrounded by the ocean. On a clear day it's possible to see New Bedford. A great place to go ( if you get there early enough) for quiet time and meditation.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Beautiful location in Buzzards Bay, a short walk from the parking lot along a wooded path. Great place to meditate and watch the ocean. Lots of (foot) traffic in summertime. We passed about a dozen people even in January!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Parking areas are limited but they can be found, especially by the Inner Harbor area (about 6 cars). Make the effort as this is a shortish but beautiful walk, and make sure you go out on The Knob itself. We spent some time just sitting on the steps on the rocks, just looking at the views in peaceful bliss.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Nice walk along the water or through the trees. Good views once on "the rock". Very limited parking. And the neighbors apparently don't want ya walking on their sacred sod, because no trespassing signs are plentiful.

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