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Address: Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA
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a wonderful place to site see

One of my all time favorite place to site see. An engineering marvel at its time of completion. Bring lunch, and reading materials and enjoy time watching ships of all sizes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
BluesTraveler91
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Key Largo, Florida

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Key Largo, Florida
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my all time favorite place to site see. An engineering marvel at its time of completion. Bring lunch, and reading materials and enjoy time watching ships of all sizes and countries go thru this waterway. Ride your bike along the paved road for miles on both sides of the canal, (no vehicles allowed), so the kids can ride... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is at the end of the canal bike trail on the cape side, or main street in buzzards bay on the other, super cool to watch it lower and the train cross

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Thank Dwight D
Cape Cod, MA
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We have lived in this area for nearly 25 years and have spent countless hours at the Train Bridge and along the Cape Cod Canal. As a local, I have never thought to "review" the RR Bridge as an "Attraction", but it really is! We will often bring a picnic breakfast, lunch or dinner with us and sit along the... More 

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Thank SimplySuzy
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

The history and activities that surround the Cape Cod Canal should not be missed for visitors coming to this area. Nice way to spend a few hours or the day. Bring a picnic basket pick a spot and watch the activities. From the railway bridge on the Buzzard Bay side of the canal to the beach at the Sagamore side... More 

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Thank bcgoose
Cape Cod
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130 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Right along the canal a good place for some fresh air. Good views, easy to park, no fees. Locally there are some restaurants to visit.

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mattpoisett
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222 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The bridge is near a walk way. Once we went on the dining train and actually crossed the bridge. The bridge brings the trash each evening from the cape to a trash to energy site. There is also a passenger train from Boston to the cape during the summer.

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Thank hcrottler
Pocasset, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Great place to take visitors, especially at sunset! You can get great take out salad rolls at the Thai place next door and sit in your car and watch the sun set over the canal and bridge, or walk along the walkway with your dogs.

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Thank RoundRusty
Middletown, New York
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

While we didn't get to see the bridge in action, we did have a nice picnic lunch there. It's a great place to walk or just relax with a book or watch the boats go by.

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Thank Liz V
Waltham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The Railroad Bridge Park leads 2 the 10-mile walk along the Canal. The Town of Bourne used 2 hold the Scallop Festival in that park, but not this year. It is being held in Falmouth, MA. Y I don;t know--probably can accommodate more parking, but for me, it just will not B the same. I used 2 go for a... More 

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Thank JCP1943
Pocasset, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The tallest lift span railroad bridge of its' time. Uses only $1.50 worth of electricity per use. Fun to ride a train over, too.

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