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Nickerson State Park

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Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
+1 508-896-3491
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A great camping experience !

My wife & I got a site on the water of Flax Pond. Right near our site was a sandy little beach, the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2015
Lakeville, Massachusetts
Great fun for the whole family

Great pond for young children to learn to swim in (Flax Pond). There are also kayaks, canoes, etc... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
+1 508-896-3491
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

My wife & I got a site on the water of Flax Pond. Right near our site was a sandy little beach, the water was crystal clear ! We did some canoeing and in 15 ft. or so of water we could still see the...More

1  Thank grblueman
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great pond for young children to learn to swim in (Flax Pond). There are also kayaks, canoes, etc. that you can rent and take out on the lake. The only problem is if you don't have a watch you have no idea how long you...More

Thank Kspadegal
Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is in heart of Brewster. easily accessible, has many things todo that I found, and likely has more to offer. I was there @ 2 differenr beaches, both very nice, clean water, would like to go back to camp here next year. there is...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is another hidden gem on Cape Cod. Loaded with walking and bike trails this park gives you the true feeling of being away from it all. Many camping sites and a good number of ponds to swim and fish in, this is truly an...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nickerson is a large state park on the elbow or the Cape with a large popular campground. The sites and facilities are fine but not extraordinary. The kettle ponds and bike trails are very nice. The access to the bike trail network, bay side beaches...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a beautiful, emblematic view of the Cape off the shoreline. There is something here for everybody who loves natural places. It is quiet, pristine, has great biking trails, fantastic herbage, and no fees. If you are tourists, and you are on the Cape...More

1  Thank whaleboy1
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ponds are nice for swimming and kayaking for a day. Quiet. Needs more parking and make the roads to the pond parking 2-way -- a bit scary now as there is only room for 1 car at a time. The sand at the beach seems...More

2  Thank GoAwaySoon
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visited Nickerson park. My son who works at Cape Cod Seacamp recommended we drive through and check out the lakes so we did. Beautiful park gigantic sized lots and lots of different kinds of campground very nice campground. Would recommend this park for sure.

1  Thank BMacBaltimore_USA
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Rented SUPs as well as canoe here to our family. Great little pond to use the device in. Serveral beaches with sand and calm waters.

1  Thank Sofiestar
Reviewed July 8, 2015

You cannot go wrong with Cape Cod. Nautical and historic. You won't find the boardwalk atmosphere here. Get outside and do things.

Thank Cynthia S
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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.