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.To find out how to plan a trip to Fairhaven, use our trip itinerary maker.
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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 »
Great place for a walk! We were visiting in town and went to Fort Phoenix two nights in a row to watch the sunset. It's neat to read the history of the fort and walk on the hurricane wall. The next... more »
Nice and clean,but crowded.
Beautiful scenery 👌
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