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Nickerson State Park

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Address: Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
Phone Number: 508-896-3491

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Big and beautiful

First time camping at Nickerson. Had no idea so big. Great for biking, trails everywhere. Crystal clear swimming kayaking ponds. The only thing they need is electrical sites... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brookfield, Massachusetts
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Brookfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time camping at Nickerson. Had no idea so big. Great for biking, trails everywhere. Crystal clear swimming kayaking ponds. The only thing they need is electrical sites! Extremely hot and humid last week when we were there in our camper!

Thank Ipacklast
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family goes camping here every year. We love it! Each camping area is different and unique in some way. There are 3 lakes, but only 2 are open for swimming and kayaking. We love the bike trails. It's lovely.

1 Thank MemoriesWeaver
Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on Route 6A. A state park with admission fees of $5 & $6 for walking, jogging and bike trails. Parking convenient and available for free. Nate lovers will enjoy this place. Huge area for roaming and just relaxing. Waterways also in abundance along with beach area.camping opportunities also available. Great place for family activities and outings. Inexpensive way to... More 

Thank Tony C
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at another state park nearby and decided to drive through Nickerson to see what the hype was about this popular state park. We are campers and are always looking for new campgrounds to explore. The park is large with a lot of camp sites. We drove through each camping loop and some of the roads would be... More 

Thank KMR96
Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great camping , lakes and walking trails. Centrally located on the Cape. reserve months in advance to get in or use daily off-season.

Thank stanphoto
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like going to the pond on a hot day. There is shade and the water is clean. People go kayaking, paddle boating, and only non motorized water sports allowed. No dogs or smoking on the beach which makes it more enjoyable. There is a place next to the pond that rents paddleboards, kayaks, etc.. The cape cod rail trail... More 

1 Thank skitraveler1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent most of a day there late last summer; it's clean, verdant, dog-friendly, and good for camping if you're into that. A good day trip if you're in Ptown or thereabouts, and a mix of beach, water, and forest that will please all nature enthusiasts.

Thank prof_carrington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Bike ride on the CCRT! It was lovely but a little busy for my 6yr old. We still had a great ride, he was just with all the other bikes zooming past! The pond is very small, so a little crowded but it was so lovely. Warm, clean water; bathrooms nearby with running water. We had a great day!

Thank smarBoston
Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We LOVED it here. For $10/vehicle/day (non-MA plates), we found one of the most beautiful, expansive fresh-water ponds we've ever experienced on the cape, as well as miles and miles of beautiful hiking trails. This was a real treasure.

Thank Meglion424
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

It's a great place to camp and also an excellent park to visit for a day. There're so many activities for people in its huge area: swimming, hiking, jogging, cycling... You could swim in the ponds or go across the road to the ocean.

1 Thank vietjul

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