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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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Beautiful spot, short walk

I visited the Knob today, a perfect day in June. It's a short walk along a wide path ( bear right at the sign for the best route) to a spectacular rocky outcrop overlooking the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I visited the Knob today, a perfect day in June. It's a short walk along a wide path ( bear right at the sign for the best route) to a spectacular rocky outcrop overlooking the ocean. A granite bench at the end is a great place to watch boats and birds - saw Foster's terns and loons today. Thank you... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were in town over Memorial Day weekend for a wedding and tried to do and see as much as we could. The Knob was one of the things on our list and was by far the best thing we did. Once parked we took a short hike to The Knob, sat down and took in the scenery. The views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A very short wooded walk from Quisset Harbor off the Woods Hole Road leads you to an elevated knoll that faces Buzzards Bay to the west and Quisset Harbor from the south- magnificent views and a great place to sit on the stone bench and picnic. If you want a swim, you can walked down to the shoreline and have... More 

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

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

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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cape cod, massachusetts
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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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Address: Address: Falmouth, MA 02543
Phone Number: 508-548-8484
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth

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