Quivett Creek


The Town of Brewster owns the Quivett Creek Marsh conservation area and maintains it for public use. The 55-acre marshland features 0.3 miles of public paths, including a long boardwalk. The walkway provides beautiful views of the surrounding nature and wildlife. Trail: mass-trails.org/towns/Brewster/quivettcreekmarsh.html

Quivett Creek is also home to Cape Cod’s best herring run. Hundreds of herring come in from the bay each spring, swimming into the Paines and Quivett Creeks to spawn in the freshwater ponds.

Looking for a sandy beach nearby? Check out Linnell Landing Beach in Brewster.



  • Address: Main St
  • Town: Brewster
  • State: Massachusetts
  • GPS: Lat 41.74629 Lng -70.14440
  • Parking notes: There are dozens of free parking spaces located in front of the Cape Cod Museum of Nature History on Main Street in Brewster. The trailhead for Quivett Creek can be found to the left of the museum. 
  • Parking directions: HERE
  • Location directions: HERE

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