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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

Quissett Harbor Rd., Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-548-8484
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Lovely view

You are rewarded with a lovely view of the harbor after a short hike. There are two routes... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Freeburg, Illinois
Bring Your Camera

This is a great place to take photo's while walking through the trails and ending at one of the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Bourne, Massachusetts
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Before you go.. there is very limited parking. Please try to walk or bike there for a visit. No large gatherings, events or functions are allowed on the Knob property. Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter. Please leave the property as you found it. Dogs are allowed but only on leash. Please clean-up after your dog. This is a non-smoking property.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“buzzards bay” (19 reviews)
“short hike” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Quissett Harbor Rd., Falmouth, MA 02543
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

You are rewarded with a lovely view of the harbor after a short hike. There are two routes available, but not marked. The trail to the right is very easy with a slight incline. The trail veering to the left is longer and more difficult...More

Thank Wedding_mother
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a great place to take photo's while walking through the trails and ending at one of the best beaches in Falmouth. They call this the hidden beach and it truly is, since you cannot see it from the parking area. Make sure you...More

Thank capehomes
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is a very nice walk with amazing views. I recommend checking it out if you are ever in the area if you enjoy nature walks.

Thank cape c
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Great hiking trails with a wonderful ending view at the Knob, located in Woods Hole, MA, continues to be a major attraction to the public for its nature walk, birding, marsh, coastal bank and its spectacular views of Quissett Harbor and Buzzards Bay.

Thank steven d
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Found this place by accident and glad we did. There was no one around and the walk and the views at the end were spectacular. This is a hidden gem which I guess the more people who talk about it on TA, it won't be...More

1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I along with a few friends enjoyed this short nature walk. On the way up there are stops you can make on the beach. We enjoyed sitting on a rock near the water before heading to the end. Once you get to...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great stop to get some fresh air and run the kids a bit. It's a mile walk out to the point. Park is limited and they tow if you park in a no parking area. Three cars towed the day before according...More

Thank deeter123
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A very dog-friendly place with clean, well-maintained trails. It was an overcast day, so it as a bit crowded, but the views are fantastic.

Thank Karen-0lson
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This surely qualifies as a hidden gem. The sanctuary provides a great natural preserve just minutes away from the busy downtown area of Falmouth. There is a series of lush trails that snake through the preserve. For those heading to The Knob keep right at...More

1  Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The knob is a short easy hike to a wonderful view of Buzzards Bay. The parking is limited but it is worth the effort. It costs nothing and only takes up an hour of your time. A hidden gem.

1  Thank Andy B
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Andrea C
20 May 2017|
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Response from lbene351 | Reviewed this property |
Directions from Main St. 5 minutes away, 2.4 miles Take slight left onto W Main street Take left onto Locust St Go 1.34 miles Locust street becomes Woods Hole Rd Take a right at the lights Quisset Harbor Rd Follow all the... More
Andrea C
19 May 2017|
Response from lbene351 | Reviewed this property |
32 - 92 Quisset Harbor Rd Falmouth is the address Go as far as you can down the road until you cannot go any further Sorry for the delay! Have fun!
27 November 2016|
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Response from SPABS | Property representative |
Only on a leash