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Nice scenic walk or bycicle ride

You can enter along East Rodney French Blvd or at a parking area right as the barrier as it crosses... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Jon B
Taunton, Massachusetts
Great walk

This is a great walk above the water on a nicely paved wide walkway. The walk is completely... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Rev. Carly S
La Grange, Illinois
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Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

You can enter along East Rodney French Blvd or at a parking area right as the barrier as it crosses the Acushnet River. It is a nice walk or bicycle ride along the river or a short walk out to the hurricane gate that is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk above the water on a nicely paved wide walkway. The walk is completely accessible and worth the time. We doubled the length but continuing on the bike trail past the beach to Fort Tabor and back. Best to park in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rev. Carly S
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful walk with Atlantic looking so blue and peaceful, the weather was absolutely perfect and we saw number of surfers, watching them surfing was an absolute delight! Must visit place! Saw the Breakers Mansion from outside for lack of time, will visit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My wife and I ride this harbor walk and the other on as well. great views, nice breeze, and lights up at night. Great time!!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank DjBounce1
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Last Saturday morning, I went for a walk on the Harbor Walk. The morning fog covered the ocean at a distance but up close I was able to reflect and take time to just breath. Awesome experience!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank etracey2016
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Kudos to the City of New Bedford for utilizing this gem and turning into a walkers paradise. The views are spectacular. Parking is easy around here too. Worth a visit if you're in the area.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Msia52
Reviewed July 20, 2017

My husband and I took our 1 year old grandson out for an afternoon walk on the Harbor walkway. What a nice time we had walking along side the ocean. Cool breeze, safe walkway, beautiful scenery. Our grandson fell asleep in his carriage and we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mizmoe
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I always go for a walk here with my sisters and family I love it it's so beautiful. There is a lighthouse there and the hurricane bearer

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank daisya20
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Beautiful relaxing walk, During low tide can walk to Palmer island . Bring your camera to take pictures

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank roco7
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Having grown up in the area I have always been fascinated by the giant stone edifice snaking its way across New Bedford Harbor. Having been built by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect this important harbor it is fitting that it would finally be...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
Down In back of Bayline boatyard. There is a parking lot there and it is free