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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
508 548 7611
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Ranked #1 of 22 Attractions in Falmouth
Type: Biking Trails
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Beautiful setting marred by rude bicyclist and loud talk that takes away from the tranquil setting.a trip to Woods Hole for lunch is always a favorite trip once the tourists have departed!

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Boston MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

the bike path is justly popular but cycling is often hazardous due to heavy use and numerous grouped pedestrians and young family riders. Fellow users can be rarely but surprizingly rude in terms of yielding right of way. Odd, for it is beautiful and longish (10.6 miles), well paved and marked. Totally charming Woods Hole is at the southern end.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Took a day trip to enjoy the last days of summer on Cape Cod and get some exercise too. We parked in a FREEE parking lot in Falmouth and unloaded our bikes. Once on the trail we road on the flat paved bike trail and so some spectacular views of the ocean and marshes of Cape Cod. There were area's... More

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York Beach, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This ride was about ten miles each way.The ocean views during most of the ride are beautiful. Pth seemed a little narrower than many but was well worth the ride.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite things to do on the Cape is bike the Shining Sea Bikeway. The trail is very well maintained and is safe for bicyclists of any age. The views of the beaches in Falmouth and the Sippiwissett Marsh are fantastic. We like to ride into Woods Hole, where we get a sandwich or snack and then visit... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The path went from Woods Hole for 10.7 miles. It's flat and goes through beautiful areas. There were benches to rest. You could get off at many places to explore new areas. Easy ride.

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Eldersburg, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Rent your bikes at Corner Cycle and hop right on the trail. Very nice paved bike trail from Falmouth to Wood's Hole. Plenty of places to stop and take photos along the way and in wood's Hole.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Well maintained bicycle trail with scenic views. All other bikers and walkers were courteous. The flat terrain made it a fun event for all of us.

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a fairly flat, easy path from Falmouth to Wood's Hole. It hugs the coast and provides stunning view of Martha's Vineyard in the distance. We rented bikes at Corner Cycle--come early in August!--and brought our own locks. This allowed us to wander around Wood's Hole and examine the various shops as well as WHOI. It makes for a... More

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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Many vacation rentals in the area provide bikes to use in order to take advantage of this amazing bike path that stretches for 12 miles along the sea. It is picturesque, partially shaded, flat, and easy to navigate for people 2-102. We rode from Falmouth to Woods Hole and back which was 4 miles round trip.

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