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“A wonderful ride!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cape Cod Rail Trail

Cape Cod Rail Trail
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Ranked #12 of 322 things to do in Cape Cod
Activities: Biking
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Owner description: This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.
Boston, Massachusetts
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“A wonderful ride!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

One of my favorite rail trails. It's in excellent condition, it's incredibly scenic, there are multiple opportunities to stop and see a sight or grab some food (bring a map or smartphone)...and most importantly, even though it can be very busy, everyone on the path is exceedingly polite. It's a truly great ride.

Visited June 2013
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“Family friendly bike trail and good exercise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I love the bike trail here and often take my 3 year old with me and my wife. We start from Nickerson State Park and bike toward Wellfleet and return back. this adds up to 22 miles which is pretty good for family rider. We often stop at Arnorld restrauant for lunch and icecream. My wife wanted to try there onion rings since it was listed as world famous. Ride is very good and will get you a good exercise. We even took a diversion and went off to Coast gaurd beach on the way.

Visited June 2013
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Keene, New Hampshire
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“Another Section in and done :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The portion we did was from Orleans to Wellfleet. We had perfect biking weather and really enjoyed our time out there. Parts of the trail were very quiet and secluded but other area ran parallel to Route 6. It was all good and enjoyed the exercise.

Visited June 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great biking!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is a great bike trail. Paved and relatively flat! Since it is a trail, you are not riding on the street which is great if you have kids with you. There are some busy streets that you need to cross but there is good signage and cars usually stop and let you cross. There are food places along the way where you can stop and get a snack or full meal. Cranberry bogs and some water views along the way. I started at the S.Dennis parking lot and rode for 10 miles to Brewster then turned around and came back. It was a great day. Btw there is a bike rental place next to the S.Dennis parking lot.

Visited June 2013
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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“Miles of Fun for the whole Family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The Rail Trail offers fun for everyone, whether you want to leisurely bike for an hour, or spend the whole day riding the miles and miles of trail. Rentals are available, or park your car and ride your own bikes, with entrance to the trail in several locations.

Visited May 2013
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