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Cape Cod Rail Trail

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Address: MA
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This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.

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This is a fabulous biking or hiking trail. You can travel the entire cape if you would like. And along the way the trail meanders past lots of ponds and parts of the bay. There... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2016
Brewster, Massachusetts

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is a fabulous biking or hiking trail. You can travel the entire cape if you would like. And along the way the trail meanders past lots of ponds and parts of the bay. There are lots of little spots along the trail to stop and get something to eat or drink, for example if you bike into the town... More 

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Orlanda fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

One of the top tourist draws to the Cape, and rightly so. This paved, dedicated pedestrian trail currently runs from Wellfleet to Dennis, with a spur leading to Chatham. Re-surfaced around 2010, most is in excellent condition. Road crossings are well defined, one of the busier stretches near Long Pond having solar-powered caution lights. With the exception of a few... More 

1 Thank TheMitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Fun for all ages. Lots of sights and places to go off to eat and take a break. Parking available at trailhead in Dennis . Other parking available further up the trail also .well worth the ride!!!

2 Thank James F
Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I rented my bike at the western terminus of the trail, and set out towards Wellfleet. It seemed like I was at the bike rotary in no time, and in just under two hours I was at the northern end. Timing was good, as I was ready for lunch and took advantage of a most excellent French bistro about 50... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Travelled in September off-season, hired bikes & had a wonderful scenic ride to Chatham. Because the path is paved, it was great to cycle along. There are beautiful lake views all along the trail & Chatham itself is delightful to visit. Electric bikes are easy & fun. I hired mine from Pedego Cape Cod which is easy to find on... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

On our way back to our hotel we passed a parking lot for the Cape Cod Rail Trail and decided to stop for a walk.Great paved level path for easy walking. A relaxing way to end our day.

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a hard time finding a 'trail head' and once it was found (by the fire station), we took off. We thought we were on the Chatham Bike Trail which supposedly sort of circles the city. Imagine our surprise when we saw "Welcome to Hartwich". Our little 5 mile bike ride ended up being closer to 12-14 miles. So....yes,... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went on a day trip to east Falmouth Mass., to the Cape Cod Fairgrounds. It was a nice day when we arrived we all bought tickets for the scallop dinner, they also had a chicken dinner too. They both came with French fries ,coleslaw, and a can of soda. The scallops were some of the best I had ever had,... More 

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Riding the Cape Cod bike trails, whether you bring your own bike or rent one from the numerous bike shops that have located near the trail, is one of the best things to do on the Cape. The trail is mostly flat and a great ride for the novice as well as the experienced bike rider. When you ride, remember... More 

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Wantage, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were 20 bikers and rode our bikes from Brewster to Salt Pond Visitor's Center. We walked around the Salt Pond which was very enjoyable; along the trail you pass other salt ponds as well. We also took a side trail down to the beach from the visitor's center; it was hilly but very manageable. Lovely paved trail; great biking... More 

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