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Great wedding site.

My son had his wedding here. It was beautiful. Right on the water. Lots of parking. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Custer, Michigan
A Bastion with a View

A short distance from New Bedford, but well worth the effort. Along side a nice park, a great... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

My son had his wedding here. It was beautiful. Right on the water. Lots of parking. Wonderful pictures. We loved all of the cannons.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CusterFreeBird
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The historic site is a quick read and some cannons and the beach is loaded with seaweed. The walk along the hurricane barrier is brief and the view of New Bedford is not scenic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank equinoxWashDc
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A short distance from New Bedford, but well worth the effort. Along side a nice park, a great place for a picnic or break from driving. From the parking lot one can approach the fort from the left (beach) or right (road) sides. Going straight...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Home to the first land to sea battle during the revolutionary war. Original cannons still on site and fired during Memorial Day and July 4th celebrations. Great place to catch a sunrise and/or watch the many fishing boats coming and going out of the Worlds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mflemaire
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Good for a short look around the ruins of a fort at the mouth to New Bedford and Fairhaven harbour. Pleasant to walk out across the hurricane defence for the harbour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew-Gos
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Fort Phoenix is definitely a place to see while in the Fairhaven-New Bedford area.Fort Phoenix is an American Revolutionary War-era fort located at the entrance to the Fairhaven-New Bedford harbor, south of U.S. 6 in Fort Phoenix Park in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The fort was originally...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jmesspi68
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a beautiful beach area. There are areas to sunbathe, area to go fishing, picnic area, volleyball, gazebo, bathrooms, area for outdoor parties and grilling. A for sure stop !!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

No matter what time of the year it is the fort is a great place to visit! It may be cold in the winter but you can still go for a nice walk and watch the fishing vessels come and go! On a clear day...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great historical site/harbor walk/beach! There’s a playground for the kids, volleyball courts, and bathrooms, all easily accessible. Multiple parking lots. (Great for Pokémon Go! players! Lots of rare spawns!) Plenty of restaurants nearby and there are always ice cream trucks around in the summertime. Would...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

If you are a history buff, this is the place to visit. Actually all of New England is full of history. I learn something new every time I go. I have traveled to New England, Fairhaven, Mass specifically. Great vacation spot.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Debby A
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29 April 2016|
Response from Jenzalina | Reviewed this property |
The address for Fort Phoenix is below. It is located at the end of Green Street. Fort Phoenix State Reservation Green St Fairhaven, MA 02719