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“An inspirational setting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)
Falmouth, MA 02543
508-548-8484
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Falmouth
Type: Parks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
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Owner description: Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
Cape Cod
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“An inspirational setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Parking is tricky in the summer, but walking through the woods with views of splendid Quissett Harbor and finally standing on the end of the peninsula looking at Buzzards Bay are wonderful. There's also a small, sandy beach to the right of one's walk out to The Knob.

Visited February 2013
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Scotland
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21 attraction reviews
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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
“A short but pleasant walk!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Only a few minutes walk from the car park on Quissett Harbour, but most enjoyable, with some small animals visible along the way and also a number of flowers and shrubs.
Eventually one comes out on the small stone causeway out to the Knob, where again we saw some small wild animals. The sound of the sea lapping on the rocks was very restful and we sat on the stone benches on the Knob for a little while, before walking back again!
A short but very pleasant interlude!

Visited May 2013
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Falmouth, Ma
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Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“The highlight of the area!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This is a wonderful spot to walk to with a gorgeous view when you get there. Beautiful walk! Don't miss it!

Visited August 2012
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Halifax, Canada
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204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
“Nice trails, nice views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Overall this was a nice place to visit with some nice trails and views, but really it was just nice, not great. The really great thing about it is that it is dog friendly.

Visited May 2013
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“Love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I love going to the knob for hiking swimming or just to relax if you go at sunset its the best we saw wild turkeys one time up here its just beautiful

Visited April 2013
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