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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

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Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA 02633
+1 508-945-0594
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A Sensational Waterside Park in Chatham

Chatham is much more than merely a way too cute, ostentatiously wealthy part of the Cape. Tucked... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
Silver Spring, Maryland
via mobile
Excellent Hiking & Wildlife

Great trails, starting with stairway to the beach. Lots of wildlife to see and enjoy. Highly... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
John M
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Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“high tide” (29 reviews)
“morris island” (19 reviews)
“visitor center” (10 reviews)
Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA 02633
+1 508-945-0594
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Chatham is much more than merely a way too cute, ostentatiously wealthy part of the Cape. Tucked in among houses of the truly rich, Monomo National Seashore Refuge consists of a tiny visitors center, and a trail thru marsh, along the shore of the Sound,...More

1  Thank jaseaton
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Great trails, starting with stairway to the beach. Lots of wildlife to see and enjoy. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank John M
Reviewed August 5, 2016

First visit to the refuge, have often been around the island while fishing, the refuge is a different look at a special place. This is a special pace

Thank Bob M
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Perfect. Water was just cool enough. They let you bring YOUR DOG. Nowhere else on the cape lets you bring your dog. Very few people. Parking is tough but If you go as the tide is going out you'll have more spaces because when the...More

1  Thank caroleame
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Pure, unspoiled wildlife refuge. Great exhibits inside and kid backpacks kits to help them explore and learn. Great walk to beach down a quiet path. Ferry does not leave from this location anymore but this is a good thing as it keeps crowds and car...More

Thank elena m
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is a perfect place to visit for nature lovers. There is a lot to see, including diverse bird sightings, vegetation, sand dunes, and of course, the ocean. The views are spectacular! The volunteer in the visitor center was very helpful and was very appreciated...More

Thank Amiga9
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Found this spot while randomly exploring on our last day on Cape Cod. So serene and peaceful walking along the isolated beach looking for shells and the elusiveness sea glass.

Thank dadulac77
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is definitely worth finding. They have very nicely maintained and signed trails down to the beach. To make your hike longer, be sure to wander along the beach. Bring bug repellant-we got eaten alive on one of the trails. Good amenities.

Thank LSAJ2014
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Reading reviews we were excited for this stop. We went out of our way for this stop. So, So disappointmented. I called the day before to ask about when is the best time to come. The guy answered gave no guidance except mentioned tide, but...More

Thank ALinCA5512
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach absolutely perfect. From Mexico to Jamaica I have visited a lot of beaches this was hands down the best. If you want to go out to the island witch is a large sand bar plan ahead and take a guided tour. If your...More

Thank Will P
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Janet R
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Kendra B | Reviewed this property |
You can walk as much or as little as you like here. There are benches and stopping spots along the trail to the beach. The trail is not long (3/10ths of a mile to steps down to the beach). The steps are graduated and have a... More