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Cape Cod Rail Trail

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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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I can't believe I have been going to cape cod my whole life and just tried these trails. Old FLAT railroad tracks removed to make this scenic paved trail that extends from dennis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I can't believe I have been going to cape cod my whole life and just tried these trails. Old FLAT railroad tracks removed to make this scenic paved trail that extends from dennis( rt 134) down toward Provincetown with side branch to Chatham. Rode with my teenage son. Loved it. Food places along the way. I rented hybrid bikes 15... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We ride the trail regularly. We typically start at Brooks Park in Harwich because they have public bathrooms and ride to Nickerson state park in Brewster.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and my two teenage boys rode a few miles from Orleans to Nickerson State Forest. It is a great ride, flat and easy. There are a few places to stop on the way for bathroom breaks or an ice cream. Great exercise and fun!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The best way to see Cape Cod is by bicycle. I like to ride the Cape Cod Rail Trail, a multi-use path, starting from Nickerson State Park in Brewster (take Exit 9, 10 or 11 off the Mid-Cape Highway a.k.a. Route 6, to Brewster). I use a book just released called Best Bike Rides: Cape Cod and The Islands (FalconGuides)... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After not biking for many years, my husband and I have recently started riding again and we love the CCRT. It's safe, easy riding with beautiful scenery and ample places to stop for breaks.

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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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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Address: Address: MA
Phone Number: 508 896-3491
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod

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