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Myles Standish State Forest

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Address: Lower College Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02366
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Great for camping with kids

We've been camping at this place for 7 years straight and I just finished reserving another spot for this summer. We bring our kids and they run wild. This was literally the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Oshun55
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been camping at this place for 7 years straight and I just finished reserving another spot for this summer. We bring our kids and they run wild. This was literally the first place where I saw my then 6 year old son and his friends run off by themselves to ride their bikes and play in the woods. They... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of days here with my partner. The ride to the state park was beautiful especially during the sunset. You must take a dip in the lake - it's super clear and the sand pure and white! It's unfortunate that the previous campers littered all over our campsite (trash, cigarette butts, and empty bottles everywhere). But wit a... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Myles Standish State Forest is a great place to camp. There are a few different "ponds" which I feel are more like lakes. My family favorite is Curlew Pond.

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Thank Noreen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went on a day trip with the family for a swim, the kids loved it there, very clean place,bathrooms are very clean, there could be a couple loud people there, but I ignore, will go there again.😁

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Thank Bri B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went camping to enjoy time away from the city. Instead, we heard the loud music and children screaming well after midnight and before 8 am. The site was next to the road so we heard traffic noise at all hours. The restroom facilities were pretty nasty inside with litter around the outside. On the plus side, the site was... More 

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Arlington, MA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went tent camping and had a good experience on Reserve America, even pre-registered on-line, so I thought we were all set. Myles Standish State Forest is very big. We went to our campsite, listed as, we thought "1027". There was no sign to first go the Park Headquarters so we thought we would a person at a gate near... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Now that the weather has heated up. We went back for another week of camping. And had a very enjoyable week. we chose to stay for a couple of weeknights as the weekends were all booked. Turned out to be a great choice the camp grounds were quiet. The water was refreshing for a swim and the fishing was good.... More 

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Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Although I love the natural beauty of Myles Standish, the campground itself is a mess. We camped one night, in a tent, July 16th at Charge pond loop F. To be honest they were having a centennial celebration that day, so maybe there were more people visiting than normal. However, with this being said, every bathroom I entered was disgusting.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been camping exclusively in state parks our entire lives and this is the only time that I have felt compelled to report a negative experience at a campground. We camped at Myles Standish about 2o years ago and didn't it was ok. Upon check in last Friday night there were 3 campers ahead of us and it took... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

From downtown Plymouth about 1/2 drive. Ample parking & lovely spot for walking & bird watching. I would call or look on the website to see when they have scheduled burns. We were in the area when they did & had to change plans.

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