Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport

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  • Through the spring and summer- plan on getting there early! Parts of the refuge are closed when birds are nesting. Be sure to bring your binoculars. Nice walking trails and great beaches!  more »
  • If you are looking to see birds of prey thi is the place.The road is about 9 miles long. One side is marshland the other is the ocean. The ocean side has boardwalks to the ocean. At the end is Sandy....  more »
  • Walden on the North Shore......drive all the way down to see the state beach which is open to the public.....a wonderful safari of owls, deer, plovers, rabbits, hawks, swans and many more precious...  more »
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  • Such a special place. Ample parking lots, pristine facilities, friendly staff- all included for the low daily rate of $5. One of the best beaches in northern Massachusetts- clean sands, clear waters, tons of space to spread out (even during crowded weekends). From every parking lot, the beach is just a sandy boardwalk away, don't miss it! Also beautiful salt marshes and tons of biking, boating, fishing and birding opportunities.
  • Love this place. Limited parking in certain areas allows you to find an spot that is not overwhelmed by people.
  • Love visiting here and walking the beach as well as the inland areas. The views are great, birds and wildlife are every where. Due to the piping plovers nesting access to some beach areas is limited depending on the time of year.
  • A local treasure! Bring your camera and comfortable shoes. It can be windy off of the water, so bring a jacket. PLENTY of trails to choose from. Birdwatcher's paradise.
  • The most beautiful, peaceful place. Countless winding boardwalks around dunes, and observation towers to look around from.

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