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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)

Quissett Harbor Rd., Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-548-8484
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Stunning Nature Walk

This is a beautiful nature area, highlighted by the rocky peninsula known as the Knob that sticks... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrea K
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Ohio
One of my favorite walks in woods Hole.

Beautiful easy walk. Spectacular views of ocean. Sunset is priceless. Parking is limited. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
searosey
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Falmouth, 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.
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible1%
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“buzzards bay” (19 reviews)
“short hike” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quissett Harbor Rd., Falmouth, MA 02543
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+1 508-548-8484
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"nature walk"
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"main trail"
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"this place by accident"
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"spit of land"
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"small peninsula"
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"wooded trails"
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"on the rocks"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful nature area, highlighted by the rocky peninsula known as the Knob that sticks out into Buzzards Bay. The views along the path and atop the Knob are breathtaking. Short of actually being on a boat, it's about as close as you...More

Thank Andrea K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful easy walk. Spectacular views of ocean. Sunset is priceless. Parking is limited. You will be pleasantly surprised at this hidden treasure.

Thank searosey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went for a nature walk at The Knob, and it was one of the highlights of our weekend trip to Cape Cod. At first, walking with our preschooler, I was rather nervous because the path to the left has quite a steep drop...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is a beautiful little peninsula with walking trails overlooking Quissett Harbor on one side and Buzzard's Bay on the other. As a local resident who goes there often, I have the benefit of walking there. I can attest that although there are a few...More

Thank CHATBoston
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Andrea C
19 May 2017|
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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!
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Lynnsea17
27 November 2016|
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Only on a leash
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