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Address: MA
Phone Number: 508 896-3491
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Activities: Biking
Description: This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.

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The CapeCod Rail Trail can't be beat. A great place for walking and for biking. It's a pretty straight shot though - for some diversity I recommend veering off a bit and get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Buffalo
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Buffalo
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The CapeCod Rail Trail can't be beat. A great place for walking and for biking. It's a pretty straight shot though - for some diversity I recommend veering off a bit and get onto the trails in Nickerson State Park - there are hills and the trails wind through the park - worth checking out

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This beautiful bikeway is a great day out with the family. My husband and son rode the 44 miles round trip from the trail head and my daughter (12 years old) and I did about 26 miles by turning around in Orleans. The only drawback were the many stops to cross intersections on foot (so quite a few dismounts). This... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I biked 52 miles on the Cape Cod Bike Trail this weekend. It was the best ride of the season so far. The trail is wide, well paved, clearly marked, safe in intersections, and very long. It was perfect for training for a long ride (like I'm doing) or for a short, leisurely ride. Excellent, fantastic, and fabulous!!!

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Portland, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This paved path covers the old railroad bed. It is mostly flat with beautiful views of marshes, woods and peeks at the bay. We rented bikes in Orleans and biked almost 30 miles out to one of the most spectacular beaches I have ever seen, a lighthouse, Coast Guard Station and The National Seashore Info Center. We are NOT big... More 

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Harwich Port, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

For most of its length the CCRT is fairly level, though there are some relatively short steeper sections. I have ridden the trail from South Dennis to Provincetown many times, though you should be aware that the actual rail trail is discontinuous in spots--no big deal. You can also ride one way and take the Regional Transit Bus back to... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

You can walk run cycle skate on the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Its flat easy riding and you can use a road bike or trail bike or hybrid. Its safe and completely enclosed from traffic with a few breaks along the way mostly well marked and you can get down to the wonderful beaches on the sea shore where you... More 

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Whitman, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Most tourists want to see the Cape by either car or walking around and sometimes by boat. Do yourself a favor spend some time on a long bike ride that not only allows you and your partner or family some quality time but also build up an appetite to go to one of the many venues around the area. See... More 

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Connecticut
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Cape Cod has changed tremendously in the past 25 years. It has become an more excellent go-to place for vacationing and, simultaneously, a more expensive location for native Cape Codders to afford and can become a traffic jam in peak Summer months. Our exploring the mid-and-lower Cape by bicycle has been an outstanding opportunity for exercise, safer family activity, and... More 

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cape cod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Train to Christmastown with the kids. They had so much fun. Served homemade cookies and hot chocolate to the kids. Santa came on the train and took pictures.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We took a long bike ride on the Cape Code Rail Trail, and it was amazing! First of all, it's one of the best-kept bike trails I've ever experienced. The ride was smooth and inclines were minimal. Plus, the views are absolutely gorgeous. I recommend riding all the way through to the National Seashore. Beautiful! And an experience I won't... More 

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