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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

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Address: Falmouth, MA 02543
Phone Number: 508-548-8484
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Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.

Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.

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Hike the Knob

A great sunset hike. A great spot of a picnic, too. A summer swim in Quissett Harbor can be refreshing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
tedrowan
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great sunset hike. A great spot of a picnic, too. A summer swim in Quissett Harbor can be refreshing.

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Thank tedrowan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Really a must especially if you love photography. It's a good for the soul experience. The views are just breathtaking. Parking is a bit of a challenge.

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Thank Michele L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes parking is a challenge. Don't give up, the trails are easy to navigate. Great walk to the end with bonus beach access to sit and enjoy the peace

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Thank Margie4077
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a neighbor, The Knob is part of our daily routine. It is where we go for quiet, where we go to swim, and where we go to experience nature in what we hope will remain pristine condition. The road down is narrow with limited parking. It is best to park at the bike path and walk or ride your... More 

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Thank Geralyn T
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this spot when staying in Falmouth. The biggest downfall is parking. We tried twice to find a spot then on our 3rd and final try we got a space a little ways off. Be careful when walking to the knob as it is a busy road and hard to see what is coming around the bends. Also... More 

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Danielson, Connecticut
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite spot during my visit to Falmouth! Beautiful views of the sunset. Nice walk through the trees and paths along the water. Parking can be tricky. There are a few spots spread out along the street. It was a busy night when we went, maybe 20 people! We found a quiet spot to enjoy the sunset. I... More 

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Vernon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail is very easy to follow and not too long to walk to get to great views. If you are thinking about bringing a stroller I would not recommend it. We were glad we left ours behind. The path is not that wide and in a lot of parts a stroller would not fit. But the closer space allowed... More 

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1 Thank travelingbunny16
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105 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice walk through the woods to a beach area and then on to a raised point of land (the Knob). The views of the ocean are lovely. There are a few stairs at each end of the walk but not many. There is also a bench to sit on at the top of the Knob.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. It's such a great piece of property. The views and the beach are fantastic. I highly recommend it.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have done this walk several times, I prefer the early Fall, because I love the wind, and bay feel at that time of the year ! The path starts in beautiful Quissett Harbor, a hidden Falmouth jewel ! The path is not smooth, it is after all a path, not a sidewalk, so pay attention to tree roots, rocks,... More 

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