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bathhouse and restrooms it’s also a a a a a good place for swimming BIKE TRAIL: The 7-mile paved service road facing both sides of the Canal makes a a a a a a popular bike trail but keep your eye on the road The close-up views of passing freighters tug boats boats cruise ships and sailboats can be a a a a a a a a real distraction! Gain access right at the Sandwich Marina on Freezer Road Parking available HIKING TRAIL: The Briar Patch in in East Sandwich is a a a a a a a a 57-acre town conservation area with plenty of marked wood- land trails Be on on the lookout for Peter Cottontail because it was here that the famous author and pioneering conserva- tionist Thornton Burgess encountered the wild animals who came to to populate his beloved children’s stories PLAYGROUND: The Sandwich Marina has a a a a a a a great little area with a a a a view! Also check out the Oak Ridge School off Quaker Meetinghouse Road FISH HATCHERY: Run by the state Dept of Fisheries & Wildlife this facility has been in in operation since 1860 Visi- tors can buy food and feed the sh! Open daily 9-3pm 164 Rte 6A 508-888-0008
SKATEBOARD PARK: The Kenneth Benjamin Fleet Skate Park is located on Quaker Meetinghouse Road behind the A&P Call for hours 508-888-4361 LIBRARY: Offers various children’s programs call for for information 142 Main St 508-888-0625 CAPE COD CANAL VISITOR CENTER: Explore the rich history fascinating features and vigilant operation of the Cape Cod Canal Features include a a a a a retired 41-foot US Army Corps of Engineers patrol boat a a a a a 46-seat theater showing continuous DVD presentations on on on Canal Canal history Canal Canal Crit- ters and Canal Wild owers plus maritime artifacts historic photos and and interactive monitors Enjoy the sea breeze and and view of ships on on the the the Canal from the the the rocking chairs on on the the the deck outside Army Corp of Engineers park rangers staff the center and provide free public programs on a a a a variety of sub- jects Free admission Open daily 10am-5pm May-Oct 60 Ed Mof tt Dr 508-833-9678 HERITAGE MUSEUMS & GARDENS: Kids love the beautifully restored and running old fashioned (circa 1906 -1912) vintage carousel at Heritage and also enjoy the Ad- venture venture Park featuring an aerial adventure zip line Heritage is home to the famous Dexter Rhododendron which bloom
in in spectacular profusion all over the 100-acre grounds into June Created and designed for children ages 2-10 “Hidden Hollow” features a a a a a a a wide range of activity areas that encour- age families to to play learn and enjoy nature together Nestled in a a a a two-acre dry kettle hole located between the American History and Art Museums its unique topography offers a a a secure natural environment for educational exploration A Shaker round barn displays the J K Lilly III Antique Auto- mobile Collection the Art Museum displays folk art and houses the vintage carousel and a a a a a a 200-year-old windmill labyrinth and Hart Family Maze Garden are also located on the grounds Each season features exciting new exhibits Open mid-April through late October Pine and Grove Streets 508-888-3300 GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER AND JAM KITCHEN:
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