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Fort Taber Park

1000 S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1223
+1 508-994-3938
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Wonderful walk by the sea

Great walking trails with Views of Cuttyhunk and the Islands. Old WW2 bunkers to explore. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom K
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Windy

Great old fort at the end of the peninsula. Many informational plaques a nice place to walk around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim J
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Jackson, Wyoming
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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average9%
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“military museum” (33 reviews)
“long pier” (4 reviews)
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1000 S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1223
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+1 508-994-3938
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"nice place to walk"
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"sunny day"
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"every angle"
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"great spot for a picnic"
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"great place to go"
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"buzzards bay"
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Reviewed yesterday

Great walking trails with Views of Cuttyhunk and the Islands. Old WW2 bunkers to explore. Wonderful millitary museum and rest rooms. Play area for kids needs updating but still functional.

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old fort at the end of the peninsula. Many informational plaques a nice place to walk around. Pet friendly, but watch out for the wind!!

Thank Jim J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Taber is a great place to take in a walk, and to view the military history. There is a military tank that you are able to view and touch. As Fort Taber has elevated areas, one is able to walk to elevated areas and...More

Thank JA M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a 10, 11, and 12 year old boy and all of us enjoyed the day. We spent a couple of hours there seeing the sights. They have a tank, a military museum, several monuments, and things to read about the fort, a playground,...More

Thank rsoxgirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the park taking pictures of the fort and the ocean. We also had a great time viewing exhibits in the museum. We are planning to visit again this summer.

Thank Melissa L
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Many people go to nearby Newport, RI to walk along the ocean but this is the real place to go. This park is right along the bay and it is a gem. On a sunny day you will see joggers, families, bicyclers, kite fliers on...More

Thank Jackie N
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our family goes with our dogs along the walkway overlooiking Buzzards Bay. Depending on the time of year and the weather people are having barbeques, swiming, playing on the lawn, flying kites, sitting and sunning and walking along the shore or the long pier. The...More

Thank Martin L
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I never went here when I lived in New Bedford, but I go here every time I visit New Bedford. I never appreciated this historic gem when I was a local. Please don't make the same mistake that I did, by not taking advantage of...More

Thank Marc C
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is great if you like to take a long walk on a beautiful day, but I would have liked to have the ability to enter the fort. The military museum is OK to check out, it's free.

Thank Jeebo1965
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Past Army base turned over to the City of New Bedford. A great place to bike, walk, fish or just sit down and relax. Many activities take place here on the summer weekend. Food truck festival, Sail boat racing, endurance race. The fort itself is...More

Thank Yardspice
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Response from Nancy D | Reviewed this property |
Right by the playground there is a bike or walk path. This one is not very far but fun to see the bunnies coming out of the bushes.🐇if you keep going straight. you will ride around the beach. Rather nice after the sun goes... More
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