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“Don't waster your time!!!!”

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Sweetwater Forest Campground
Certificate of Excellence
South Shore, MA
Level 4 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Don't waster your time!!!!”
Reviewed July 29, 2008

I just arrived home from a 4 day stay at Sweetwater Forest Campground in Brewster, MA. We had four campsites with 15 people staying with us. We arrived on Friday and immediately checked into our sites. The sites are very large and had great space between each one. We were over in the "C" section and were very close to the bathrooms. We all had paths to each other's sites so it was great to go back and forth.

The worst part of staying here is there is absolutely NO swimming anywhere on this campground. NO POOL! at all. There is a pond which you are not allowed to swim in at all. You can boat and fish in this pond..but that is it. There is a pond nearby, which you have to go to the local town hall and get a permit to go to. This was really bad considering it's 90 degrees out and you are just dying from the heat and have no where to cool off!!

The next worse thing about staying here is the bathrooms here were the most disgusting bathrooms I have ever encountered in my life at a campground! 6 out of 8 toilets were clogged with urine/feces/toilet tissue! One out of two sinks was constantly plugged and unuseable! There were no paper towels and no hand wash either. The floor was constantly covered in mud..and it was bone dry outside! We called about 6 times for them to come and clean these bathrooms..which never got cleaned!!!! Another thing you may want to know about this campground is quiet hours start at 9:30!!!! OK..now I'm on vacation..I don't know too many people that go to bed at 9:30 on a Friday and Saturday. They strictly enforced these hours also! We were just playing a hand held game around the campfire and got yelled at 3 times..

I definitely will not return back to this campground ever! This was the second time I have gone to this campground. I gave it a second chance..and it definitely will be the last.

The other good thing about this campground is it's literally right on the bike path and that's always an awesome activity for the entire day!

  • Liked — The very large sites!!!!!!!
  • Disliked — Bathrooms, no swimming and quiet hours.
  • Stayed July 2008
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Additional Information about Sweetwater Forest Campground

Property: Sweetwater Forest Campground
Address: 676 Harwich Rd, Brewster, MA 02631-5269
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Brewster
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Brewster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 250
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sweetwater Forest, established by our family in 1958, features 250 campsites artfully spread over 75+ acres of Native Cape Cod woodland, with frontage on a lake for fishing & canoeing. Sweetwater offers a Separate Tenting Area, some sites with beautiful views of the lake & our retired cranberry bog- a haven for wildlife. On site modern amenities are available, & Camp Store has plenty of extras you may need-and ready to eat lunches-perfect for a day at beach or biking the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Our Roster of in-camp recreation includes 6 Playgrounds, Basketball, Canoe Rentals, Miniature Golf, Horseshoes & the Log Cabin Lodge where the game need not be missed! Pets are welcome, but may not be left alone on sites. Paws A While, our day boarding Kennel has a limited number of spots, is air conditioned, and dogs are walked. SWEETWATER FOREST's CENTRAL LOCATION MAKES IT THE PERFECT HOME-BASE FROM WHICH TO TOUR ALL THE CAPE & ISLANDS HAVE TO OFFER-WHETHER STAYING FOR THE WEEKEND-OR THE SEASON! ... more   less 
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Sweetwater Forest Campground Brewster, MA - Cape Cod

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