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Cape Cod Rail Trail

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

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I have not ridden for many years but went from Brewster to Dennis one day and Brewster to Wellfleet the next. The trail is safe, very well maintained and goes through some super... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeremy B

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not ridden for many years but went from Brewster to Dennis one day and Brewster to Wellfleet the next. The trail is safe, very well maintained and goes through some super scenery. In October it is relatively quiet but could be manic during the middle of summer. The Dennis end is a but boring but the Wellfleet end... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice trail to take with young'uns, because of no car danger, but it is ho hum. The actual roads in the Wellfleet/Truro area are so pretty, especially if you can ride along the ocean or the harbor or the marshes, there is no need to ride on this trail unless you have kids or other considerations... More 

Thank Hikingrrrl
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

As someone who doesn't get on a bike this was perfect for me...we did 27.5 miles and there were lovely trees, it would just have been nice to know we were on cape cod...there may be harder tracks closer to the beach and we didn't make it all the way up to the extra top bit which may have had... More 

Thank MrsBaum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This was once a railroad that was paved and turned into a walking/biking trail. Surrounded by natural trees and vegetation and views of the water along the way. Absolutely loved it.

1 Thank Laurianne T
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is one of the best parts of the cape. Many plan their whole visit around the trail for the lovely scenery and the relaxing opportunity to avoid cape traffic that seems to grow worse each summer. It is easily- accessed from many locations and connects with other, local trails. Bike rentals are located near access points or you can... More 

2 Thank mary c
Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We biked 22 miles of this trail, it's just about all flat, the town names are on the Tarmac as you are peddling every 1 5th of a mile or something like that anyway, plenty of places to stop to eat and drink, so no need to carry your own, you can do as much or as little as you... More 

5 Thank misterwilson93
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great family activity. Brings you right to the ocean with wonderful views. Tons of fun bike riding. Also able to walk or hike if you wish.

2 Thank pandemonium93
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a nice rail trail converted to a walking/bicycling trail. We did a few miles of it in Eastham. It is pleasant and flat. Not too scenic but at least you can get some shade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We've done every piece of this over the years, it's one of our favorites. Love adding the detour to Marconi Beach at Wellfleet end and add a plunge if water's warm enough (or we're hot enough)! Did all 62 miles once with Chatham leg added. Different, a little rough, but we worked up to it!

Thank Dadmanly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The CCRT is very well maintained, the mileages and town names are marked in the pavement every tenth of a mile. There are granite mileposts every mile. You encounter numerous bike shops and eateries along its 22+ mile length. There is no need to pack a lunch with all of the seafood shacks, general stores, and nearby towns you pass... More 

3 Thank StarWeez

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