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Nickerson State Park

Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
+1 508-896-3491
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Where are the trails?

Tried to find a place for a mid-winter walk in the woods and expected at least a few well-marked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel T
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
must visit

Nickerson StatePark is a gem! lots of trails to hike,lakes to see and plenty of camping areas... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jack L
South Chatham
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“camp store” (15 reviews)
“flax pond” (13 reviews)
Rte 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
+1 508-896-3491
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried to find a place for a mid-winter walk in the woods and expected at least a few well-marked trails. Followed some blue markers as well as we could but the names of the trail kept changing without notice and never were sure where they...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nickerson StatePark is a gem! lots of trails to hike,lakes to see and plenty of camping areas too.have seen so different kinds of wildlife--deer,fox,coyote and smaller crtitter too. visit for an afternoon or camp overnight.

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Woodsy park with lots of trails. We wanted more of an ocean view so we drove furthur to some of the beaches. if you wanted to hike and stay inland this is an amazing park. Nice too at the end of the season its free...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Local staple, unbelievable beach and views, overall a terrific time but the parking situation can be a little overwhelming.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The park offers a wide variety of nature-based activities, including hiking on their trails, kayaking, swimming, etc. We made a brief stop and did a quick hike. Lots of nature and birds to be seen.

Thank TaraB0997
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Locals know all about Nickerson State Park. So they are reluctant to tell out-of-towners about it. But their secret is out. This state-owned, public recreation area covering more than 1,900 acres on in Brewster, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, is a popular go-to destination for families...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I have only been to Nickerson by bike while on the Cape Cod Rail Trail. I love to detour through the park on the bike trails which meander through a range of scenery- trees, meadow, forests, hills and valleys. It is usually not very busy...More

Thank 4fortheroad
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I spend our vacation in Brewster every summer and always make a trip over to Nickerson state park to go fishing and swimming. Place is beautiful, clean, perfect place. We usually swim at flax pond which is super clean, water always nice,...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We love Nick. we go every year. There are beautiful sites, wonderful swimming, some of the best biking and a cute and helpful camp store! It is a bargain as it is part of the US zparks system

Thank KHB111
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a go to place to bike on the cape. Dedicated 8 miles of paved paths through the woods. The trail is very hilly so not great for littles, I would say 8yrs and up. My son is 9 and loved the challenge of...More

Thank Raquel P
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Richard M
8 November 2016|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
The State did not answer this question except to say there were repairs and cleanup they had to do.
13 January 2016|
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Response from DMG33 | Reviewed this property |
There are no sites directly on ponds. You have to walk down a trail to them
26 May 2015|
Response from zumatech |
In general the sites away from the water and further out are larger and will be more private. Check out areas 6, 6x and 7.