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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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Great for walking

We decided to walk from oyster pond into woods hole. Lovely sheltered walk with the kids with a few stop offs to stop to throw stones in the sea. There are notices about deer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This bike path has only been open for a couple of years. Last year (2014) they upgraded it a lot for biking by paving the whole thing. It stretches about 5 miles, from Everett near the Chelsea line up through Malden and all the way across to Revere. With a few spots in Revere on the roads, you can work... More 

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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We decided to walk from oyster pond into woods hole. Lovely sheltered walk with the kids with a few stop offs to stop to throw stones in the sea. There are notices about deer ticks and advisory notes about preventing bites (at any time of year) . Really recommend this walk and the 'pie in the sky' coffee shop in... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This bike path is about 17 miles long and mostly along the ocean. It is well used by both bikers and walkers from young to old. It ends in the quaint village of Woods Hole, a scientific community and home to great restaurants and the ferry to Martha's Vineyard.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

From North Falmouth to Woods Hole, this bike/walking path allows you to relax while getting good exercise. Many benches to take a break. Walk by cranberry bogs, farms, old houses, and the ocean. The only bad thing is selfish people riding racing bicycles way too fast. I bring Cape Cod guests to the path.

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falmouth ma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A wonderful resource for Falmouth. Bikeway starts in North Falmouth there are several parking lots along the way. A couple fo stopping points, beaches, cafes' and just the views. You end up in the village of Woods Hole, right near the ferry. More of everything. What is not to like!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is amazing. We are a family of 6. We rented bikes in Falmouth and road all the way to Woods Hole had lunch and then came back. The scenery is breathtaking and so romantic. We stopped and built rock formations along the beach. It's an easy ride. We had a two boys had their own bikes, my daughter and... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

One of the most beautiful bike paths ever. Stop and take a dunk in the ocean if you get hot. Grab a cone in Woods Hole. Bike home past the Vineyard and the "shining" sea( it really does shine.

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Falmouth, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

For the adventurous spirit in all of us begin in North Falmouth and ride your bike through a working farm near Bourne, through gentle rises and beautiful vistas in W Falmouth viewing bogs nd marshes opening up the the Vineyard sound and continue through Falmouth to WoodsHole viewing beaches, hills, trails,& bikeway benches if you tire. R/T is a challenging... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful views of the marshes in West Falmouth from the bike path from North Falmouth to Woods Hole

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From the Village of North Falmouth to the Village of Woods Hole, site of the Woods Hole Steamship Authority, the Shining Sea Bike Path is a beautiful paved journey through the salt ponds, woodlands and passes by the ocean. Built for bicyclists, it’s a great walk too.

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