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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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A little of everything- camping, biking, swimming

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 2, 2016
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

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 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Missdoggystravels
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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