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Fort Taber Park

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Address: 1000 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
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Absolutely beautiful!

Great place to swim, picnic . The views are wonderful, it is an all open view of Buzzards Bay and on a clear day easy viewing of the islands. Walking paths, just a beautiful spot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
theajenna
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to swim, picnic . The views are wonderful, it is an all open view of Buzzards Bay and on a clear day easy viewing of the islands. Walking paths, just a beautiful spot to enjoy a relaxing day by the sea.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a native of New Bedford, and a history lover; I always have this on the top of my list of places to visit whenever I am back home. I love this place! Not only is there a genuine Civil War fort, but the park and scenery are breathtaking. My rabbits love to play there. And then there is the... More 

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Thank Marc C
New England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fort Tabor Park is located on the outskirts of New Bedford - with a nice view of the ocean and inlet to the harbor. It also has a nice walking path, benches and the old fort.

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Thank riny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The park is very expansive and perfectly manicured. There was not a piece of trash in sight and there was plenty of green space and ocean views. A lovely park to spend the afternoon and the old fort remnants are very interesting too.

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Thank Kyle M
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Not as well-known nationally as our epic Whaling Museum, yet a treasure of equal value that is a reflection of life and sacrifice. Equal in stature and every bit as valuable.The Whalemen became our Veterans and their sacred ancestry is the genetic source of what the City of New Bedford is to this day. Rich in the raw essence of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went to see the Robert Cray Band there last summer and had awesome time. Situated right on the water and security keeps everything running smooth.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This place is a fine example of why most new englanders say "You risk hepatitis just crossing the New Bedford town line." This place is dirty and littered with nips, trash and needles. The majority of the people looked like their were either homeless or criminal. Several people asked for money. We figured it would be a nice place for... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The dirt has a walk path for walking, biking, and a filed to fly kites. You can access the forts both into and inside. There is also a beach which is netball time favorite. There are picnic tables and grills. Bathrooms are on site only during the summer. If you are a resident than the yearly fee is $5. Not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It was a nice place to visit on a cool September morning with nice lighting. Not many people around but nice walkway and path for bikes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We had sailed thru the gap of the hurricane barrier the day before and seen the heads so were keen to have a look at the fort from dry land.. 99% off the people there were on cell phones weird we thought. Then we bumped into a local waking her dog who told us they were all looking for Pokemon.... More 

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