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Beautiful view of Mattapoisett Harbor!

One of my favorite local spots! Beautiful view of Mattapoisett Harbor! Picturesque! Watch the sun... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Bike trip

It's a great place to relax, play ball. Fly a kite, sail surf, sailing, take in the view, have a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Joseph F
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From the year that the beacon was first lit in 1838, this historic lighthouse, located at the entrance of Mattapoisett Harbor, is still in operation today.
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Mattapoisett, MA
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of my favorite local spots! Beautiful view of Mattapoisett Harbor! Picturesque! Watch the sun rise and set! Great place for picnics (tables available), relaxing, and kite-flying. Well-kept grounds. Restrooms available. Free parking.

Thank Siobhan1177
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to relax, play ball. Fly a kite, sail surf, sailing, take in the view, have a picnic, they have tables. The grounds are kept clean & grass cut. They do have rest rooms. Free parking, that in itself is worth the...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It's a great little park. Beautiful Bay view and park with bathrooms. Sit in car or enjoy the park. Great for kite flying. A small beach to lunch small boats

Thank imre a
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Always love going here to relax!! Hidden GEM!!! Peaceful and great place to take pictures! I'm lucky to live close enough to visit often!!

1  Thank yollee1968
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Locals recommended a visit to watch a sunset. Great space on the water to take it a view and let the kids explore. If you were looking for a picnic area or beach to hang out this is a good one.

Thank Todd E
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Good location for viewing seabirds in the winter and for Night sky photography. Has a picnic area and is free

Thank 821Bee
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ah...Beautiful, rugged Buzzards Bay! Stopped by to catch the sunrise on a chilly Mattapoisett morning in March. I had the pleasure of sharing my view with two seagulls. Peaceful and serene, but dress warm.

Thank rickd51
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Relaxing little place to park and hang out and look at the views. It was a quick stop on our way home (to stretch our legs).

Thank mersee
Reviewed 14 February 2017

free parking, views of the water, and good place to chill out & relax. Bring a chair and stay awhile, pick up lunch on the way.

Thank Mariann K
Reviewed 22 January 2017

One of the best places to swim. Initial amount of rocks and stones when entering the water but after that, ahhh, perfectly soft sand.

Thank motorcycles
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Response from Shannon T | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the Department of Recreation for the town. I did get married here, but I had to contact them, reserve the date, and there was a fee for it if you were not living in Mattapoisett. You will also probably... More