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Shining Sea Bikeway

Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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Ranked #1 of 14 Activities in Falmouth
Type: Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Northen New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Loved the commune with nature as you ride in a dedicated path. I was totally immersed and forgot how much time or how little time I had left on my bike rental.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Shining Sea Bikeway is really great. You can hope on and head towards Woods Hole for lunch, stopping along the way at a beach, or head north towards Old Silver and stop for lunch in West Falmouth and then to one of the beaches accessible from the bike path.

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Falmouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I live adjacent to the bike-path so I get to enjoy it daily The Shining Sea bike path, in its current configuration, is only about five years old. It extends about 11 miles from North Falmouth to Woods Hole. It traverses the Cranberry Bogs and Bourne Farm to the north at about miles 8 and 9 and continues south opening... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This scenic trip takes you through beautiful marshes along the sea coast through lovely wooded areas and is just a spectacular ride. Highly recommend that if in Falmouth experience the bike way. .

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Woods Hole, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

From sandy beaches to wetland salt marshes to cranberry bogs. The Shining Sea Bikeway has it all. There are hills, but you'll only be able to tell if you're going up or down one by pouring out some water and seeing which way it flows.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This 10 mile bike path from North Falmouth to Woods Hole is easy for beginners and is especially suitable for families. It goes through cranberry bogs and salt water marshes with ocean views of Buzzard's Bay and Vineyard Sound. Every mile is absolutely gorgeous. I live on this bike path and enjoy how the seasons change. Several beaches are accessible... More 

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New york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful bike path was a nice ride we drove from Falmouth to woodshole and enjoyed it very much looking forward to many more in the future

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Chicago
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148 reviews 148 reviews
39 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Like cleaning your plate and saying that was horrible, how could I say the the trail was not up to snuff, when I spent so much time on it. My only complaint is that I was on foot, and it is not a thrill a minute trail on foot, but if you travel at bicycle speed???? perhaps it is.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This bikeway goes from North Falmouth all the way to Woods Hole about 12 miles. It travels along the ocean, cranberry bogs, and marshes most of the time. It is a popular place during the Summer and Fall but the brave use it all year long. We have bikers, walkers, baby carriages - a real family environment.

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Elmhurst, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This bike path was easy, and so peaceful. Red, orange, yellow and green leaves are breathtakingly beautiful. Highly recommended for Cape Cod trip. I also went off road to Nobska lighthouse, it was an easy ride off trail as well.

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