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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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Peaceful, Serene, Pond-Filled

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
Meglion424
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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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.

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk. Clear trails. Ample parking. Easy to find. Right off Route 6A. There is also camping,biking and fishing areas.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Lots of up and down (unlike CCRT) and a lovely spot for a simple picnic or snack if you brought one onto the trail while biking. Pretty forest

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Nice place to enjoy with family, friends and dogs. Lots of trails to explore by foot or bike. The ponds are great for swimming, kayaking, fishing or to just get your feet cooled off. The staff here are very informative and friendly. It really is a great park to enjoy, not really having to go anywhere else.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We only had time to take the trail around the biggest pond (seemed like under 3miles). At times it would have been nice to see more trail markers. Just stay close to the water - although some of the offshoots looked intriguing. I must say it is surprising that Cape Cod has some pretty big snakes! Next time we'll check... More 

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Palm Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you are vacationing on the Cape and do not go to the beaches, you have missed all the Cape has to offer. This is a beautiful beach and I have never been there when it was too crowde.

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is a gem in the Cape. People tend to think of the ocean beaches, and are missing out on this great spot with numerous stocked kettle ponds where you can rent kayaks or SUP boards to enjoy the ponds (which are really the size of small lakes). Bike trails, hiking trails, camping areas, sandy beaches and warm clear water.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I took a bicycle ride through the park and found it to be of high standard bike trails, walk trails and car parks. Well worth a visit.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We camped at Nickerson due to its proximity to the Cape Rail Trail. Very quiet for State Park camping. Bath facilities were clean and well located.

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