Plan Ahead: Nickerson State Park In Brewster, MA

Photo Credit: Lizard10979

Photo Credit: Lizard10979

The ideal mix of family fun in a great spot, and cheap! 

Imagine, if you can, a campground on Cape Cod. You are probably conjuring images of either sand dunes, beaches or lobster-schlock…and possibly all three! Nickerson State Park, in Brewster, MA, has none of these. Instead, you’ll find campsites nestled into a beautiful woodland setting. Kettle ponds abound and their bike trail connects to the Cape Cod Rail Trail, which will take you all the way to Wellfleet, if you are so inclined.

With fire rings, swimming holes, bike trails, and its proximity to all things Cape Cod, this campground is just about the perfect scenario to stage a multi-family car-camp weekend.

What to Do:
Don’t dilly dally. You can reserve  your campsite up to six months in advance, which means many sites in June are already long gone. If you want to camp in June, book today if you can still find a spot. For July and August, select your dates, count back six months, and set a calendar event for that day with this link to their reservation center. If you wait, you’ll be kicking yourself this summer!

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