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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

#3 of 48 things to do in Chatham Features Animals
Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA 02633
+1 508-945-0594
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Beautiful beach absolutely perfect. From Mexico to Jamaica I have visited a lot of beaches this was... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Will P
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Nice secluded beach walk

Read other reviewers review of this place, stating it's a hidden gem that not many people know of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
globetrotterwant2be
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Ottawa, Canada
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Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“morris island” (18 reviews)
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Wikis Way, on Morris Island, Chatham, MA 02633
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach absolutely perfect. From Mexico to Jamaica I have visited a lot of beaches this was hands down the best. If you want to go out to the island witch is a large sand bar plan ahead and take a guided tour. If your...More

Thank Will P
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Read other reviewers review of this place, stating it's a hidden gem that not many people know of, so we decided to go for a visit. And we're not disappointed. It had a little drizzle coming down, and was misty, we had the entire beach...More

1  Thank globetrotterwant2be
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We only had a few hours left before we had to catch a plane and stopped here so my kids could see some wildlife and get a walk in. The guide said we were unlikely to see any seals but probably a lot of birds...More

1  Thank elawson
Reviewed 9 July 2016

While all Chatham was partying on July 4th weekend we decided, my husband and I, to find some peace and to visit Monomoy at the end of the day. It was beautiful with the sun about to set. You walk along a beach and then...More

1  Thank FloParis-NY
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge is pretty neat. Parking is limited but they have a small building for visitors with some exhibits, rest rooms, a boardwalk that takes you to stairs to the beach and the refuge. The stairs are fairly steep so elderly folks...More

1  Thank gharrigan
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We visted Monomoy a few times during our stay, choosing to walk the beach both to the left and right. The kids found a ton of sea life during these walks. We also encountered a coyote up close as he swam from an island in...More

Thank TeamHerz
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Small car park and new steps down to the beach. If you lucky you may see a bird of prey. Lovely sand and very quiet spot.

Thank HowardGuess
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Nice place to walk along the beaches enjoying the Nature in , along the Ocean and the Beaches. From Lobsters, Crabs, Seals, Mussels, and Much much More.. Caution There are Ticks in the tall brush and weeds if you leave the Sandy Beaches. Not a...More

3  Thank Weevaluate
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge is special, and well worth putting on one's list of "must do's". The walk down to the beach is beautiful, and when you get there, the world slows down, and you are in one of the most beautiful spots in...More

2  Thank Sam W
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I've been walking these trails for 40 years and it never gets old. If you walk long enought (about an hour each way) you'll discover a lighthouse and an inlet with boats traveling through it. Both pleasure boats and people fishing can be seen regularly...More

Thank Dan O
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jules1562016
What's the average water temperature?
14 July 2016|
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Response from Will P | Reviewed this property |
High 60s to low 70s
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