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Shining Sea Bikeway

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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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Lovely trail for biking

My family with teenaged son really enjoyed biking on this trail to Woods Hole from Falmouth. It was only about five miles from where we were staying. In Woods Hole, we visited... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My family with teenaged son really enjoyed biking on this trail to Woods Hole from Falmouth. It was only about five miles from where we were staying. In Woods Hole, we visited the National Oceanic Institute and the Aquarium, both free, but offered a donation. Both were worthwhile. Enjoyed a delicious lunch at Pie in the Sky before riding back... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The bikeway travels along quiet woods and then right along a beautiful beach. Easy riding and great views. Good parking at several spots.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The bikeway/path provides a wonderful way to stay off the streets, avoid the traffic and enjoy the beauty of the Cape. Whether by bike or just walking it provides for an enjoyable day trip. Stop off at one of the overlooks and enjoy the marsh, the ocean or a pond with Swans.

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Ossining, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We only used the stretch between the Falmouth beach and the Wood's Hole, which seems to be the most scenic anyway. It's about 2.5 miles long, which made for a nice leisure walk (I can't bike, but would love to). The trail goes along the sea part of the way, then through woods and then Marina. The pavement is good,... More 

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Easton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Love this little treasure. This bike path will take you all the way to Woods Hole from Falmouth. Its 10 miles each way and a wonderful ride! Its worth the time. Stop at the bike shop right outside the start of the bikeway and ask for Ken. They do a great job with bike rentals and bike repair etc...

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Rented at Corner Cycle(review posted) and off we were to the Shining Sea BP. Decided on heading towards Woods Hole and took a bathroom break at Peter Pan Bus Terminal. The bike path is flat and the cracks here and there that over time will joggle your seat(just saying) for us novice cyclists but not the pro cyclists who wiz... More 

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Florida Keys, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The bike trail was very well maintained, but there really wasn't much to see except for Woods Hole and some swans in the marshlands.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Spent a great day with my thirteen year old. We biked to Woods Hole where we did a little shopping and had great coffee and a game of checkers. Hopped back on our bikes and went to downtown Falmouth for some great shopping and ice cream. Beautiful scenery on the bike path, ie. marshes, wildlife, ocean, private homes and gardens,... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Riding the bikeway was my favorite part of my trip to Falmouth. The views are very beautiful and varied. We even saw a couple swans on one of the ponds! The bikeway is flat for the most part, so the biking wasn't challenging at all. It is also completely paved and wide. There are lots of shady spots too, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I grew up in Falmouth. I have since moved away but the path is still a favorite spot to visit when I go back "home". Takes you through beautiful wooded areas, along the water, through Marsh area with estuary, and directly into woods hole. Good parking (sometimes tight fit), a couple spots where you need to cross the street but... More 

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

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