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Fort Taber Park

1000 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
+1 508-994-3938
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Nice to visit

This place is great if you like to take a long walk on a beautiful day, but I would have liked to... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
Nice walk / bike area

Past Army base turned over to the City of New Bedford. A great place to bike, walk, fish or just... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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1000 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
+1 508-994-3938
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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
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
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Nic place to visit for a walk on a Sunny day, but the Military Museum is quite special. Our visit wouldn't have been the same without the input from Stephen, a veteran himself, who is a volunteer and explained a lot about the facility to...More

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was an interesting place to walk around, we didn't see much of the fort but enjoyed a free war museum on the premises. It covered alot in a small place but definitely made the different wars personal. Would recommend the museum.

Thank Orion919
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

You can spend a day here, have a picnic or swim, then walk off your food with a 360 panoramic view of the surroundings areas. Walk across the street, half way and have an ice cream or a treat if you don't want to cook....More

Thank Helia d
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Whether you're a history buff or want to relax in the grass or sand, this park is a beautiful place to visit. Watching the sailboats from shore is great as well. Things to do: Visit the small military history museum, check out outdoor Tiger tank...More

Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 13 July 2017

In the spirit of full disclosure, I live walking distance from this place so I can't comment on parking. This is a great park for running, walking, or just relaxing near the water. Awesome views and there is a little beach you can swim in....More

Thank J523DAalb
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My father was stationed here during WW2 and was a radio controller on the PT boat to Cuttyhunk. He was here while dating and later to marry my Mom. There is a small military museum here and it's interesting to walk around the fort and...More

Thank kmmgem
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly hosts at the Awesome museum featuring relics from Revolutionary War through current conflicts. Houses the William Downey Congressional Medal of Honor memorial. Great walking place and playground.

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Playground is pretty nice great place to fly a kite ,jog , Picnic.There is also a Military Museum on the premise.The reason I have rated this place poor is now there charging to Park .

Thank Darci K
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Nancy S
21 June 2016|
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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