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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stage Fort Park and Beach

Stage Fort Park and Beach
Hough Street, Gloucester, MA 01833
978-281-8865
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Gloucester
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: This small park overlooking Gloucester harbor marks the spot where the area was first settled in the early 1600s.
Easton, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Light, easy hiking to breathtaking views. Spend hours there and watch sunset, wow. Rocky beaches, baseball fields, playground...perfect for all.

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New Paltz, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Lovely spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We have not used the beach except to walk there from up on the hill, but the park is lovely. What a view! The Cape Ann Farmers Market is located there in season - a great farmers market, too.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a nice area for picnics, photos, and holding hands. The women in the Visitor's Center were very helpful, too. If you are a photography buff you will really enjoy the harbor views.

Visited October 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great picnic place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Lots to do, picnic tables, a small kid friendly beach, clean bathrooms, easy parking but get there early. Remember the bug spray if you are going to stay for sunset :)

Visited August 2013
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“Nice Park, beautiful beach views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

$10 parking, and is a city park, so state park passes don't work, which was a little disappointing since they are listed on the state park website. The park is very nice, dog friendly, a park for children, great views from the rocks and an old fort with cannons. Walking distance to the Fisherman's Memorial. Park for free by the memorial.

Visited August 2013
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