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Great little walk

Walk on a short trail to a dog friendly beach, all year long,or continue and end up at a nice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Feels like a secret

Incredible beauty, lovely beaches (one side is sand, the other is mostly smooth stones). Get there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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Before you go.. there is very limited parking. Please try to walk or bike there for a visit. No large gatherings, events or functions are allowed on the Knob property. Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter. Please...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Quissett Harbor Rd., Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-548-8484
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All reviews short hike buzzards bay nice walk easy hike poison ivy limited parking beautiful spot nature walk dog friendly beach enjoy nature lovely view rocky beach parking area worth the trip bring your camera woods hole cape cod
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Reviewed yesterday

Walk on a short trail to a dog friendly beach, all year long,or continue and end up at a nice viewing area where you can sit on the rocks and enjoy a picnic lunch.Also a cove with very kid friendly swimming. Not much parking especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Soel4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible beauty, lovely beaches (one side is sand, the other is mostly smooth stones). Get there early if you want parking. You want parking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PLFrederick
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A nice tramp through the woods, which then opens up to a sweeping view of Buzzards Bay. The trail then narrows and has ocean on both sides, then leads up some steps to an observation area with even more views. Room to sit on benches...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavinia H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I can't say enough good things about this little walk. There were at least 10 parking spaces for it along the road, and only a few of them were used mid-morning on a Monday in late September when my dog and I visited. The walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julie248
Reviewed October 2, 2018

first you go by the beautiful quisset harbor and then a short trail walk of less than 1/2 mile takes you to a beautiful point from which you can see in all directions. The hike is not too strenuous. When we have guests visiting us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robt C
Reviewed September 17, 2018

On a recent visit to Falmouth we had a chance to check out the Knob at sunset. It's an easy 20-minute walk through the woods to the outcropping, with a 270-degree view over the water. It's a small viewing area, best enjoyed alone or by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MarkWalter
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Knob is privately managed and operated at great expense. If you use it, then please respect the dog leash rules and please contribute to the maintenance of this important Falmouth landmark!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Meg88Beijing
Reviewed September 8, 2018

I understand visitors' frustration with the "invisible" signage and directions to this sanctuary - but that's part of what makes it special. A wonderful short walk to the "knob" with really nice views of one of the prettiest harbors in Massachusetts. I have overnighted in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ulla G
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Short hike rewards you with amazing views. I recommend taking a right at the fork which leads to amazing views as you approach the knob. On your way back take the stairs down to the rocky coast trail. You'll see plenty of small hermit crabs....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shakil M
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Check it out if you have a spare few hours. Parking is limited and the trail is probably not great for people with limited mobility but the view from the knob is nice, go early to avoid others!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andrea C
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Lynda B | Reviewed this property |
Directions from Main St. 5 minutes away, 2.4 miles Take slight left onto W Main street Take left onto Locust St Go 1.34 miles Locust street becomes Woods Hole Rd Take a right at the lights Quisset Harbor Rd Follow all the... More
Andrea C
May 18, 2017|
Response from Lynda B | Reviewed this property |
32 - 92 Quisset Harbor Rd Falmouth is the address Go as far as you can down the road until you cannot go any further Sorry for the delay! Have fun!
November 26, 2016|
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Response from SPABS | Property representative |
Only on a leash