Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Fairhaven

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Fort Phoenix State Reservation is a public recreation area on Buzzards Bay in the town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The reservation encompasses 28 acres (11 ha) adjacent to the remains of Fort Phoenix, an American Revolutionary War fort and national landmark from which the reservation takes its name. Off shore, the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War was fought near the Elizabeth Islands, which may be visible from the remnants of the fort's ramparts. The state park is maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, while Fort Phoenix is separately managed and maintained by the town of Fairhaven.
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  • Very enjoyable weather on this beautiful,leisurely day. A family had ridden bikes. This place great for exercise walking the hurricane barrier. At the ruins of the fort, were replicas of cannons and.....  more »
  • The fort and grounds are nice, but small. The views are lovely. A nice, clean area for a walk. Make sure to walk the New Bedford hurricane barrier also.  more »
  • Nice and clean,but crowded.
  • Beautiful scenery 👌
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