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Fort Taber Park

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Address: 1000 S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1223
Phone Number: +1 508-994-3938
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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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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Thank Steve T
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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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is such a wonderful place to visit. It is such a serene visit, just to walk along the paths and to take in the beauty of the ocean. It is so peaceful. You can walk along the beach or walk down the pier and do a little fishing. A wonderful place to have a picnic at. You can view... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

What a bumber!!! we had planed to have a picknic here at the park. but there is no place to picnic in New Bedford where you do not have to pay to park sooo just prepare to pay to park!! they need to take notes from Hyannis, they have great parking!!!

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