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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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Pretty walk to a point.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
HappyCampersNH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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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Thank Rob M
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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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

this is a great walking trail with awesome views from the end of the walk. The knob is a leisure stroll with a great end of trail view. There is a nice wide trail or some others that are walkable but not as wide.

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Thank lois p
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The views are wonderful, even on a cloudy day. This was our first visit so weren't sure which path to follow. We went on the path to the left which has a bit of tough terrain. I would recommend taking the path on the right for an easier walk out to the end.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a great place to visit, somewhat off the beaten path. Fantastic views, especially on a bright sunny day. Get there early to get (free) parking (any time after 8 AM till sunset). While walking, when you come to the information kiosk/board, bear right. Nice little (though rocky) beaches, without a lot of people, also nearby, to spend a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A Summer morning at Quissett Harbor is spectacular. The visit wouldn't be complete without a walk out to the point known as the Nob. Peaceful, beautiful with gorgeous ocean views.

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Thank Dee241
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Popular spot, limited parking though. It's a fun little walk. I bring my little coccapoo, she makes friends along the way. Bring a picnic sit on a rock & enjoy. It is a nice view a nice way to spend an hour. It's uphill of course so wear appropriate shoes.

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Thank Barbara E
Teaticket, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is the place to go to get Lyme disease. Many ticks, fall and summer where the bushes along the trails brush against your clothe. Great mosquito presence at dusk

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2 Thank Maurice T
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I hiked out to the end of the knob on a sunny windy day. We met some people walking their dogs. It is a very peaceful site ideal for taking pictures, sitting on the bench dedicated to Cornelia Carey... Don't miss it.. Nature at its best!

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