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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-548-8484
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Great place to go for a sunset

This is a little off of the beaten path. You wont hear a lot about it on the internet. It is a odd... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norco, Louisiana
If in Falmouth, you must visit The Knob

My husband and I have been going to the Cape for years, yet we just learned of this hidden gem... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taunton, Massachusetts
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Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-548-8484
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a little off of the beaten path. You wont hear a lot about it on the internet. It is a odd looking jetty that goes way out into the ocean. Once you are on it you feel like your in the middle of...More

Thank jonathansilva05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been going to the Cape for years, yet we just learned of this hidden gem. The walk was very easy, there are stairs at times, but you can pace yourself. Many different paths will lead you to the beach or...More

Thank lbene351
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy hike. You have paths that go through out the sanctuary. Once on the Knob you can see Martha's Vineyard, across Buzzards Bay to Naushon Island and south into Rhode Island. Lots of birds, rabbits and chipmunks. Wish people with dogs would...More

1  Thank magagoo
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Always a joy to catch the sunset. I've done it for years, the memories of past visits adds to the experience.

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice, serene visit especially at sunset to enjoy a beautiful end to the day. The day I went it was not crowded nor was it crowded the first time an elder relative brought us out here more than ten years ago. Still the beautiful, tranquil...More

1  Thank Dale675
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It was so warm, we were able to walk on the beach barefooted even though it was February. Beautiful vistas, rustic trails and great history if you want to do a little research beforehand. The "Knob" is a specially amazing land formation, like a little...More

1  Thank 603CandM
SPABS, Owner at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), responded to this review

Thank you and glad you enjoyed your visit. I'm trying to spread the word that there is limited parking and that visiting in the off season is the best time to go.. so your review is terrific.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've gone to the knob since I was a kid. The walk was always peaceful and scenic and the views are unbeatable. It used to be a hidden gem but words gotten out about how beautiful it is and its a lot more crowded now....More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Parking is a problem but if you can find a spot the short walk to the knob is well worth the effort.More

Thank Julian A
SPABS, Owner at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), responded to this review

Yes, very true on the parking. There is only a few spots that are for the public at the edge of the harbor. The parking lot next to the property is private parking only for members of the Quissett Harbor House Trust and cars will...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Decided to find The Knob and take a hike out to it. Very nice walking trail although it's a bit rough with tree roots, rocks, etc. so probably not good for someone with walking problems. The path was very clean and ended at The Knob...More

Thank L R
SPABS, Executive Director at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the site and walk. Yes, very limited parking. You picked the best time of year to visit...

Reviewed 7 January 2017

A favorite walk and lovely view especially for sunset! Beach is great too. Have taken my kids out on this walk many times and love the walk through the canape that leads to open ocean.

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Andrea C
How to get from Main St in Falmouth where Mariner Motel is to Quisset Harbor Rd where the Knob is?
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
Directions from Mariner Motel in Falmouth please.
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!
Are dogs allowed?
27 November 2016|
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Response from SPABS | Property representative |
Only on a leash