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Nickerson State Park

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Such a treasure.

We have been a thousand times - and we will be back again a thousand more. It is my favorite place... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nicolas S
Dennis Port, Massachusetts
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This is a nice park! Well paid out and clean! But, if. You have any questions, ask a ranger, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bradenton, Florida
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  • Poor1%
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“flax pond”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been a thousand times - and we will be back again a thousand more. It is my favorite place on Cape Cod to study the changing of the seasons. Highly recommend parking in lot 6, walking down into the woods in the far...More

Thank Nicolas S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice park! Well paid out and clean! But, if. You have any questions, ask a ranger, the staff is not trained well!

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this campground and state park right near cape cod bay beaches and Nausset Beach (for big water waves). The park is very forested and has a paved 4 mile, hilly, curvy bike trail around the park. The park bike trail connects to the Cape...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, Nickerson is awesome and I've taken my family there for years. This year we reserved Site 37 in Area one because we knew it was a bit secluded from the other sites and had direct access to the trail leading down to Flax Pond....More

2  Thank Tophat1233
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Clean park with multitudes of relatively easy trails for biking or hiking. One area of confusion is their parking which does require payment and walking trails could be marked a bit better (no maps provided unless you use their app—which is ok until you lose...More

1  Thank InTheMidwest4Life
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We only spent a few hours here, but it was obvious from the # of campers that it was a popular place. Accessible right from the bike trail, which we loved. A little bit of hilly climbing while you bike, but worth it to explore...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We rode our mountain bikes here on the cape cod rail trail in search of some single track. The paved trails through the park are beautiful and very little traffic. They pass around many ponds and thickly wooded areas with lots of shade. Plenty of...More

Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a break while on the Cape Cod Bike Trail...nice places to sit and clean bathroom facilities available... great biking trail!

1  Thank Rick C
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We come here yearly for kayaking, beautiful clear water to swim in and fantastic mountain biking trails

Thank Hupchurch
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This is our second summer visiting Nickerson. You can get more information from my previous review, but we stayed in a different site this year and wanted to do a follow up. We were in site 149. This site was picked by accident and I...More

Thank KMR96
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Richard M
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
The State did not answer this question except to say there were repairs and cleanup they had to do.
January 13, 2016|
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Response from DMG33 | Reviewed this property |
There are no sites directly on ponds. You have to walk down a trail to them
May 26, 2015|
Response from zumatech |
In general the sites away from the water and further out are larger and will be more private. Check out areas 6, 6x and 7.