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Windswept Cranberry Bog

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Address: 118 Cliff Rd., Nantucket, MA
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Cranberries are actually beautiful

I'm a cranberry lover, so I wanted to see what they looked like growing. Actually, we saw them just after harvest time and they were beautiful. The bog is flooded for harvesting... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Hastings on Hudson, New York
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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I'm a cranberry lover, so I wanted to see what they looked like growing. Actually, we saw them just after harvest time and they were beautiful. The bog is flooded for harvesting and becomes a glowing pond/lake of floating, iridescent red jewels. In the sunlight it sparkles, and the surrounding trees and the sky overhead make a beautiful visual display.... More 

Thank Grauler
Punta Gorda, Florida
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stopped at Windswept in late September just before the harvesting time for cranberries. Consequently, we saw them in full growth with lots of cranberries on the bushes. We were not familiar with cranberry bogs so this was an interesting quick stop.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Windswept is on Polpis Road and is owned and operated by the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. With more than 200 acres there are several trails you can enjoy while viewing about 40 acres of bogs. Definitely do the trail that winds around Stump Pond

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hunterdon county new jersey
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

iinteresting bogs,saw a red tailed hawk and jsut loved the quiet of the moors. great place to walk and decompress,,

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

We took a beautiful walk there last summer but it happened to be a rare, hot and windless day. The kids HATED it. Too long, hot and boring for them. We did get rather lost and it seemed to take forever to find our way back. It was beautiful to us adults but if we ever go again well leave... More 

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