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A beautiful park right near the Brewster Bay!

Great place to go biking, fishing and walking-driving thru. Right near the Brewster Bay. You are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Montpelier, Vermont
Wonderful Local Resource

Not enough people enjoy the beauty of nature that we have right here in our backyard at Nickerson... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
Brewster, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to go biking, fishing and walking-driving thru. Right near the Brewster Bay. You are in another world from the beaches. Beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrissyz44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not enough people enjoy the beauty of nature that we have right here in our backyard at Nickerson State Park. With miles of paved and unpaved trails there's always something new to see once you get out there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

A long time favorite of mine and for my friends and family as well.weather you are going for a hike, a swim, to paddle, camp or fish, nickerson is the place...even tho I have hiked all over the park in all seasons and weather, I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank loumanik53
Reviewed October 29, 2018

i visited in mid October and the place was quite empty. i took a walk around flax pons, about 30 minutes. There are signs saying the path is underwater but this is not longer the case. The air was Great. the peace and solitude sublime....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank waiake1
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is a wonderful place to try out an SUP or kayak. The 2 ponds are pristine and roped off swimming area is great for families. The beach has no lifeguard. There are restrooms. If you are not a Massachusetts registered motorist, there is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 543Janb543
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Hidden gem is the pond past the camping area at Nickerson State Park. We visit every year when the tides are low and the days are hot. My kids love to swim in the cool water. The small beach has lots of shade and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kelly F
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent $15 for admission to the park. Fished on Cliff and Flax Pond. Wish I had brought my swimsuit. There was a nice beach and several people on floats on Cliff Pond. Beware of the Poison Ivy! There is a very small beach on Flax...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deborah T
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Go to Flax Pond or Cliff Pond to swim. You can hike around both ponds w small kids...they will love it!! There is a playground on site as well as bike trails. Right outside the park are places to eat or visit Cape Cod Bay....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank run4fun122
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Typical mass state park camping. Large wooded sites. Restrooms are decent enough. Bike path runs through campground. Store on site has good selection of all the basics. Close to local Brewster beach or you can go to pond beach at the campground. One thing to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Nickerson State Park has some of the best bike trails on the Cape: wide, paved, hilly, venturing in & out of and through shady, forested areas. My wife walks and I use my Segway for mobility assistance, and it's one of the few areas where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Richard M
November 8, 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.
January 13, 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
May 26, 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.