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Fort Phoenix State Reservation

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Address: Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719

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Beautiful Views!

I was visiting Fairhaven for the day, and decided to check out Fort Phoenix. Views are amazing, cool history and rock formations are really interesting too. On a warm summer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 November 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Wareham, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a state park that is located near the City of New Bedford. The bathhouse was clean and the beach is split in two. One side is guarded. Great spot to watch the boats coming and going out of New Bedford harbor. They is a nice children's playground.

Thank DavidMHoldenMA
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting old fort, though not much remains besides the cannons and the rocky hill the fort was situated on. The grounds are very nice, and provide a good place to picnic, relax, and look out over Buzzards Bay.

Thank JCOA2010
Taunton, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Has a lot of history, one of the forts protecting New Bedford Harbor, in the winter great for seabirds. has a beach and tennis courts

Thank 821Bee
Seattle, Washington
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261 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I was visiting Fairhaven for the day, and decided to check out Fort Phoenix. Views are amazing, cool history and rock formations are really interesting too. On a warm summer day, I can see that this would be a terrific place to hang out in the sun! Highly recommend.

1 Thank misopiso88
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area with a nice walk along the rocks, pier and beach. It's fun to watch the boats come in and take in the beatific views of Buzzards Bay. The rocks and cannons are a lot of fun to run around on...there's a beach, playground and bathrooms as well.

Thank jmac0126
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Overall a very peaceful jetty off of the Massachusetts coast. Everything is very well maintained and beautiful. Great place for a picnic.

Thank Kyle M
Evans, Colorado
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107 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a great place to take the family just to see or bring food for a picnic. There is lots to see and explore for all ages. It is easily accessible by most. If you are in the area it is a must see.

Thank wranglernwss22
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Why is it that the City of Fairhaven cannot at least keep the beach portion of the park open during the day - there are no lifeguards on duty there most of the time anyway. In addition they close the rest rooms instead opting for the porta-potties which are the most disgusting assault on human dignity ever. Are things that... More 

1 Thank Vic V
Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a Great relax beach!! beautiful area lot of history... you see ships coming in and out !!has bathroom showers open during season .. a great place to spend a day!! bring food and drinks no stores around ...

1 Thank Mlopez3299
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We went there yesterday for a Wedding. What a great location with the light house in the bay and the fishing trawlers coming in. Defiantly a destination if you love the Ocean.

1 Thank Christian T

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