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Freshwater Swimming: The ponds inside Nickerson State Park have lifeguards and facilities parking fees apply PICNIC SPOTS: Nickerson State Park Park Route 6A There’s plenty of parking ($5 fee) picnic tables and water views Drummer Boy Park on 6A has picnic tables and a a a a a view of Cape Cod Bay FISHING SPOTS: Cliff Pond in Nickerson State Park boasts some of the best shing around Cliff Pond is stocked with trout and and “land-locked” salmon!
BIKE TRAIL: Access the Cape Cod Rail Trail at Nickerson State Park or Underpass Road HIKING TRAILS: There are some nice short hikes at at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History on Route 6A parking with admission only Nickerson State Park has great trails as does the Punkhorn Parklands (Run Hill Road via Stony Brook) Be sure to pack snacks and and water for little hikers and and remember to turn around before your kids show signs of tir- ing—you don’t want to to have to to carry them on on the the way back!
LIBRARY: Brewster Ladies’ Library 1822 Rte 6A offers craft programs story hours and more throughout the sum- mer 508-896-3913 PLAYGROUND: Check out the playground at Drummer Boy Park on 6A just west of the Natural History Museum A A bonus: views of Cape Cod Bay! Both elementary schools (on Rte 6A and Underpass Road) have ne playgrounds too NICKERSON STATE PARK: Rte Rte 6A 6A Considered the “jewel” of of the the State Parks system the the park offers many fam-
ily amenities including miles
of paved bike paths and nice sandy beaches on on on Cliff Pond Pond and and Flax Pond Pond CAPE COD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Nestled in more than 350 acres of land on Cape Cod Bay the Museum houses exhibits on coastal change whales birds and both freshwater and marine life Outside three nature trails ram- ble through woodland salt marsh and and coastal habitats 869 Rte 6A 508-896-3867 BREWSTER TOWN Band: Performs every Sunday eve- ning in in in July and and and August at the bandstand in in in Drummer Boy Park 6pm HChatham: A popular Cape destination Chatham Chatham is both quaint and contemporary Its walkable Main Street is is lined with upscale shops in in in historic buildings and Shore Road offers views of of magni cent oceanfront estates A working shing pier gives the the town an authentic Cape Cod feel • Kids on the Cape suggests CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get a a a a free map and other information from the Chatham Chamber of Commerce Information booth located on on Main Street in in the center of Chatham Village 508-945-5199 BEACH FOR KIDS: Ridgevale Ridgevale Beach (Ridgevale Road off Route 28) is the best spot for families With lifeguards restrooms and plenty of of parking it offers a a a protected inlet with calm water plus an an open ocean side for those who
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