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Woods Hole Drawbridge

77 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1025
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This bridge is funny because It is so small. It is fun to watch it open and close and see the boats... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
mls445
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
Fun to see

it was fun to realize you're walking on a drawbridge. Though there were no boats in sight it was... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
AlexJackSquirt
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
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“eel pond” (11 reviews)
“fun to watch” (19 reviews)
“bridge tender” (3 reviews)
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77 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1025
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"boats pass"
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"middle of town"
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"large boat"
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"pedestrian traffic"
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"water street"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This bridge is funny because It is so small. It is fun to watch it open and close and see the boats go through. The operator is very friendly and talkative.

Thank mls445
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

it was fun to realize you're walking on a drawbridge. Though there were no boats in sight it was fun to imagine the bridge being in use and everyone stopped.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I did get to see the bridge work..havent seen one of these in years..enjoyed it. The traffic does get backed up quickly to beware when driving and the streets aren't very wide.

Thank Mickki64
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This drawbridge right in the middle of town gets regular use, providing interesting drawbridge and boat watching.

Thank lkick
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

No big deal, just a very small drawbridge that just causes an already horrendous traffic problem to get worse!

Thank Butch E
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

A town feature that operates during daylight hours in Summer to let boats pass in and out of the harbor. Fun to watch as all automobile and pedestrian traffic grinds to a halt as the bridge man operates the gates and the bridge. The Woods...More

Thank MHM02111
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This small drawbridge on Water Street seems to up and down frequently during the daylight hours. We were lucky to see it go up and down during each of our 2 trips. The whole process does not take long. It's cool!😎

Thank Dhanan
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful marina and nice little shops and breakfast places. Nice walk around the little town and the drawbridge is unique.

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

I am probably a little biased. I have lived in communities with a drawbridge and when you are trying to get some place in a hurry they are really annoying. With that being said I can understand the fascination if you have not seen them,...More

Thank notenuftravel2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

How often do you see a draw bridge. You can eat in restaraunt and watch it. And watch the boats go through it.

Thank Debra L
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