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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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The trail was very well maintained. The views very beautiful. Everyone was very friendly and polite. From Falmouth to Woodshole and back was approx. 20 miles. Looking forward... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The trail was very well maintained. The views very beautiful. Everyone was very friendly and polite. From Falmouth to Woodshole and back was approx. 20 miles. Looking forward to doing it again.

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massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Falmouth has more coast along the water that you can drive and enjoy by bike. There are many parts that are truly breathtaking. Woods Hole to North Falmouth this bike path offers you miles of natural beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Well maintained and users are very polite. Bikes and joggers share the path amicably and it is a great workout.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Falmouth is busy, hectic and crowed in the summer season. The Shining Sea Bike Path can offer a respite from that. Going alongside marshes and quiet country areas in North and West Falmouth to biking along the ocean into Wood Hole. There are many access points to the bike path so you can do part of it or as much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great paved pathway for bicycles, runners, or walkers to see the area. Just be wary of blowing sand by the sea.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We rented bikes from the Corner Bike Shop in Falmouth and jumped right on the headed south to Woods Hole for lunch. It was so beautiful along the pathway. We then rode all the way north to the other end. From start to finish, including a leisurely lunch and some breaks, it took us 5 hours. Just a fantastic way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great views of the water, houses, marshes, beaches and wildlife. It is very busy so you have to be patient while riding and pay attention to all the other people on the path. It is almost like riding through the tourist section in town, nobody is paying attention to anyone but themselves. We still enjoyed the ride very much.

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Southampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A stunning contrast awaits you biking from Bourne in the north along this beautiful path. Safe, quiet, wooded areas give way to a pristine east-facing beach outside Falmouth Harbor. Just beyond a Coast Guard base the path ends in the parking lot of the Woods Hole ferry terminal, where passengers arrive from and depart to the islands of Martha's Vineyard... More 

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Dighton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We really enjoyed this bike path, you are not in the sun a whole lot, the beach isn't until the end closer to Wood's Hole, we started in North Falmouth. The parking lot seems to fill up quickly, I am not sure if there is an over flow parking area, so I would say to get there early. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you are walking however, be sure to be on the lookout for speeders, and stay to the right! Great walk along the marshes or along the bogs, depending what section you are on. Stop to take phonies too, vs just whizzing by!

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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth

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