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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham
(4.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Whip out your binoculars and keep your eyes peeled for migratory birds at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. Admire the achievement of the refuge in assuring these birds are well protected, with a suitable environment and habitat to breed, feed, and nest. You can also see grey seals swimming in the shallows, so keep your camera at the ready. High tide can make beach access more difficult, so keep an eye on the shoreline. Arrange to visit Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Chatham using our Chatham trip builder.
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  • This is a scenic area. Make sure you check the tide time or you will not be able to walk along the shore. 
  • This refuge has great hiking trails on the beach and into salt ponds and pine forests. During the swimming season this would be a nice place to swim. 
  • There are several views overlooking the water with seating that is perfect to take in nature. We visited in the Fall but I'm sure anytime of year would be enjoyable. A short walk down some stairs take...  more »