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Myles Standish State Forest

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Address: Lower College Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02366
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+1 508-866-2526

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Great for camping with kids

We've been camping at this place for 7 years straight and I just finished reserving another spot for this summer. We bring our kids and they run wild. This was literally the... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to take our dogs on a long walk in this state park, and it was a blast! There are many different trails to explore, varying in length from one or two miles to seven or more. The trails are well-marked and in good condition, and are not particularly strenuous. While much of the area is... More 

Thank Ash B
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We've been camping at this place for 7 years straight and I just finished reserving another spot for this summer. We bring our kids and they run wild. This was literally the first place where I saw my then 6 year old son and his friends run off by themselves to ride their bikes and play in the woods. They... More 

Thank Oshun55
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Spent a couple of days here with my partner. The ride to the state park was beautiful especially during the sunset. You must take a dip in the lake - it's super clear and the sand pure and white! It's unfortunate that the previous campers littered all over our campsite (trash, cigarette butts, and empty bottles everywhere). But wit a... More 

Thank Trisha A
Poughkeepsie, New York
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216 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Myles Standish State Forest is a great place to camp. There are a few different "ponds" which I feel are more like lakes. My family favorite is Curlew Pond.

Thank Noreen M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went on a day trip with the family for a swim, the kids loved it there, very clean place,bathrooms are very clean, there could be a couple loud people there, but I ignore, will go there again.😁

Thank Bri B
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went camping to enjoy time away from the city. Instead, we heard the loud music and children screaming well after midnight and before 8 am. The site was next to the road so we heard traffic noise at all hours. The restroom facilities were pretty nasty inside with litter around the outside. On the plus side, the site was... More 

Thank Barbara R
Arlington, MA
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went tent camping and had a good experience on Reserve America, even pre-registered on-line, so I thought we were all set. Myles Standish State Forest is very big. We went to our campsite, listed as, we thought "1027". There was no sign to first go the Park Headquarters so we thought we would a person at a gate near... More 

Thank MichaelJacobyBrown
Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Now that the weather has heated up. We went back for another week of camping. And had a very enjoyable week. we chose to stay for a couple of weeknights as the weekends were all booked. Turned out to be a great choice the camp grounds were quiet. The water was refreshing for a swim and the fishing was good.... More 

Thank momLofteens
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Although I love the natural beauty of Myles Standish, the campground itself is a mess. We camped one night, in a tent, July 16th at Charge pond loop F. To be honest they were having a centennial celebration that day, so maybe there were more people visiting than normal. However, with this being said, every bathroom I entered was disgusting.... More 

Thank jazjudd
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115 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been camping exclusively in state parks our entire lives and this is the only time that I have felt compelled to report a negative experience at a campground. We camped at Myles Standish about 2o years ago and didn't it was ok. Upon check in last Friday night there were 3 campers ahead of us and it took... More 

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