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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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Gorgeous Sunset

We enjoyed walking around the Harbor but the main reason we went was to walk the trails to see the sunset. It was a great evening and it's an easy walk and short climb (up stairs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Loretta E
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Anderson, South Carolina
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Anderson, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around the Harbor but the main reason we went was to walk the trails to see the sunset. It was a great evening and it's an easy walk and short climb (up stairs) to where you can sit on the rocks and watch the sunset-really an ideal spot. We were licky to see a gorgeous sunset. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Knob is a beautiful location and a really easy hike. The view of Buzzards Bay is beautiful, and the walk past Quissett Harbor is nice, too. We hiked out on the harbor side and returned on the more direct path closer to Buzzards Bay. We enjoyed going at low tide to explore the beach and rocky shoreline on the... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is this out of the way a great spot for a short hike to the water but there's a beach perfect for little ones near Quisset Harbor too. And if you like to sketch or paint this is perfect - or bring a picnic

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Thank Patti4709
Cape Cod, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place for a short walk. Unfortunately these is very little parking. Come early on the morning or after five. Come before or after summer where you will find less people and crowds.

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1 Thank roberta12
Teaticket, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trails now overgrown with the excellent possibility of you getting poison ivy along with tick borne diseases and multiple mosquito bites.

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Thank Maurice T
Margate, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see. You go from the marina through the woods along the coast to the knob. You can take different paths down to the beach or marina rocks. The views and foliage are breathtaking. Lived here for years and missed this hidden gem.

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Thank thekeysfans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great morning walking and beaching here. It's dog friendly - leash only and our golden had the time of her life. Trails are narrow and poison ivy plentiful, so be careful. There is a particular challenge to hiking on narrow bumpy trails in flip flops carrying beach chairs. However once you get to the beach, it's worth... More 

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Thank Jessica K
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 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 August 17, 2016

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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