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Address: Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The site of Marconi's wireless transmission station.

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Nice walking trails

We enjoyed walking on the trails through the swamp. The trails are kept up nice. I would bring bug spray.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking on the trails through the swamp. The trails are kept up nice. I would bring bug spray.

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a unique experience. Who would expect to walk approximately 100 yards from the parking lot at the top of the hot summer dunes on the Atlantic shore of Cape Cod and find a cool swamp traversed by a trail that is handicapped accessible [some inclines may be difficult] and very well marked. There is no fee and parking... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great hiking trail but a lot of mosquitoes. My fiancée and I walked this short hiking trail after visiting Marconi station. Definitely worth checking out if you are in the area. The path is very well maintained.

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Boston
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This walk would be best with a couple of kids, over 5, under 12. Has a bit of a swamp-like spooky feel, and isn't too difficult. A very pretty walk especially if you are interested in plants, as there are many interesting trees, mosses, and vegetation.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This walk is in the National Seashore and a good part of the hike is right through a cedar swamp! There a wooden walkway that goes through the swamp and its full of green moss and cedar trees. Feels very mysterious and kids love it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Take 30-40 minutes and enjoy the trees, brush, occasional mushrooms and scampering critters on the swamp trail. It's well-maintained with boardwalking all around the more swampy areas. The trail is located in the Marconi Beach area.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a relatively easy walk that first goes through an oak and pine forest. Later on you enter the Atlantic white cedar swamp and at this point the trail becomes a board walk. This section is particularly nice and very dark. The forest floor is an undulating carpet of mosses. There is a brochure at the visitor center that... More 

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New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Tried to use your locate function, using the address that was provided. We navigated to that address and we ended up in some island residential area that floods twice a day and no sign whatsoever of White Cedar Swamp

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is just a phenomenal escape. The path is easy to walk, and feels like you're transplanted to a magical forest. There's no cost to walk it, and there's bathrooms at the entrance. We come here time and time again.

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New York City, New York
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was about 1.3 miles and through a very beautiful boardwalk. No fee to park and there are bathroom facilities right at the start of the trail. We took our 8-month-old child. I wouldn't attempt this with a stroller because the first half mile or so is sand and tree branches/steps. However, we carried him in the carrier and it... More 

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Address: Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet

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