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Fort Taber Park

1000 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
+1 508-994-3938
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Something for everyone.

Whether you're a history buff or want to relax in the grass or sand, this park is a beautiful place... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New Jersey
Great Place to relax or exercise

In the spirit of full disclosure, I live walking distance from this place so I can't comment on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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1000 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
+1 508-994-3938
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Whether you're a history buff or want to relax in the grass or sand, this park is a beautiful place to visit. Watching the sailboats from shore is great as well. Things to do: Visit the small military history museum, check out outdoor Tiger tank...More

Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the spirit of full disclosure, I live walking distance from this place so I can't comment on parking. This is a great park for running, walking, or just relaxing near the water. Awesome views and there is a little beach you can swim in....More

Thank J523DAalb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father was stationed here during WW2 and was a radio controller on the PT boat to Cuttyhunk. He was here while dating and later to marry my Mom. There is a small military museum here and it's interesting to walk around the fort and...More

Thank kmmgem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly hosts at the Awesome museum featuring relics from Revolutionary War through current conflicts. Houses the William Downey Congressional Medal of Honor memorial. Great walking place and playground.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Playground is pretty nice great place to fly a kite ,jog , Picnic.There is also a Military Museum on the premise.The reason I have rated this place poor is now there charging to Park .

Thank Darci K
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

great place for walking ,nice picnic areas,access to beach,great for couples,family outings , whether you want to walk,ride a bike,sit and watch the boats go by,this is a place not to be missed

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

great place to go for a walk, nice play ground for little ones, must visit the veterans museum, great place to look out at the ocean see the full moon

Thank roco7
Reviewed 12 April 2017

enjoyable walks fresh air open spaces. Great views of Buzzards Bay and the islands. It's always an adventure, you can also stop by the Vietnam War memorial, and the museum. Great playground for the young ones, cozy spots to wet your feet or take a...More

Thank MariaQ290
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Walked all over the entire park along the water. Incredible views of the water. Excellent place for the kiddos to run themselves ragged. Free for now but apparently the city starts to charge a small entry fee starting typically after Memorial Day.

Thank JMach12
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Awsome area full of History and the feel of past and war time stories. IWe have participated in all kinds of reinactment events. There is always something happining there.

Thank DinerHoneyRuss
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Nancy S
20 June 2016|
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Response from Nancy D | Reviewed this property |
Right by the playground there is a bike or walk path. This one is not very far but fun to see the bunnies coming out of the bushes.🐇if you keep going straight. you will ride around the beach. Rather nice after the sun goes... More