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South Cape May Meadows

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Sunset Boulevard, Cape May, NJ
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Outstanding-birding and sunset

Never been to Cape May before. Were heading to the lighthouse when we saw a lot of cars in a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CSSnowshoer
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New York City, New York
An Unexpected Surprise

This was a wonderful nature hike. Parking is easy and the paths are flat and well paved with hard... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
MikeE73
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Buffalo, New York
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Considered one of the most important stopovers for migratory birds, this undeveloped oceanfront land contains a bird refuge and freshwater wetlands.
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“great birding” (9 reviews)
“shore birds” (8 reviews)
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Sunset Boulevard, Cape May, NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been to Cape May before. Were heading to the lighthouse when we saw a lot of cars in a lot. FIgured it was the place to be, and it was. Lots of trails, and beach access. The sunset views of the lighthouse were phenomenal.

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a wonderful nature hike. Parking is easy and the paths are flat and well paved with hard gravel. (A wheelchair could easily be used here.) LOTS of birds and flowers.

Thank MikeE73
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We parked in the lot just off of Sunset. On this particular day we hiked/walked the approximately one mile trail to the beach, then took the connecting trail along the dune and ended with the parallel trail back toward the street. Low impact walk. The...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Don't know what to say that others have not already said. This is relaxing, educational, beautiful... just a great experience. We walked on the trail to the beach then turned right to head toward the lighthouse. My son is really interested in WWII history, and...More

Thank ppeifer1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Don't miss the chance to stroll through the trails at the meadows. It's an easy walk with so many sights and sounds of nature. Even if you're not a 'birder' you will surely enjoy the visit. The Conservancy does a wonderful job and important work...More

Thank foodlovercocolo
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great for birding or just taking a peaceful walk. Great place to get away from the crowds that visit Cape May. The trail leads to the beach as well as a trail that you can take to the lighthouse state park. There is also a...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely walk amid the marshes. Many varied birds frequent the area. Just be aware it is hot...no shade so be prepared. Also lovely in fall during the migration!

Thank j0ya0
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A great place to see all kinds of birds, and a wonderful walk to the beach. Be sure to stop here on the way down Sunset Boulevard to the Lighthouse.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Wonderful nature hike with great birding, Marshland habitat, ocean within hearing distance. Great way to spend an afternoon

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing work of the Conservancy and ACOE to reclaim a flooded freshwater marsh inundated following human folly and wicked storms. Wonderful birding along well laid walking trails around ponds designed for water control and habitat enhancement for various species including the piping plovers. Do visit...More

Thank Chuck T
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
We had trouble finding it at first too! We had help finding it going to the nature conservancy website (sorry, tried to insert the direct link for you but the Trip Advisor site prohibits it). It's in South Cape... More
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Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mom-Mom23 The Meadows I reviewed is a great bird sanctuary in Cape May. You are looking at a hotel, I think. Sorry. But if in Cape May, definitely go to this sanctuary. Cheers TommyBoy94
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