Cape Cod Rail Trail

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Cape Cod Rail Trail
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This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.
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Joseph H
Beavercreek, OH1,165 contributions
Nice Walk on CCRT
Oct 2021
My wife and I rented a VRBO in Brewster MA that is one block off the Cape Cod Rail Trail (CCRT). We walked about two miles one-way on the CCRT heading south/west. We met many bikers on the trail, as well as several other walkers. Very well maintained. Not much foliage color change yet (as of 20 Oct 2021).
Written October 20, 2021
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Rick M
Oneonta, NY688 contributions
CCRT is Outstanding!
Sep 2021 • Couples
Outstanding trail with wonderful vistas along the way...not too many road crossings and for the most part, motorists stop for bikers at the crossings. We will come back! BTW September is an awesome time for biking the CCRT!
Written September 22, 2021
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crazyigues
Stonington, CT123 contributions
Great Bike trail
Aug 2021 • Friends
Had a great day Riding in the rail trail. Early morning restart the app in the southern part of the state in Dennis, and rode 8 1/2 miles out and back. Then we decided to go north, and ride to the national Seashore. Both sides were equally beautiful. Bring your bike when you go to the Cape and try this beautiful trail.
Written August 13, 2021
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Paula W
Yardley, PA103 contributions
Great biking trail.
Jul 2021
My husband and 17 year old twin boys biked the trail and we really enjoyed it. We hopped on at Eastham and rode to Wellfleet where the trail ended and back to Eastham. My family stopped riding and I kept pedaling further into Eastham. There are plans to continue the trail from Wellfleet to Truro which we look forward to riding on our next trip to the Cape. I loved it and was in my glory!
Written August 9, 2021
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Trident11
Bethesda, MD38 contributions
Best Bike Trail on the East Coast?
Jul 2021
Is this the best bicycle trail on the East Coast? It is certainly one of the most elegant. On the 15 miles between South Chatham and Orleans, I experienced a superbly-maintained, continuous trail through woods, ponds, and leafy vacation suburbs, with the occasional rest stop for food, perfect for families with children or teens. If you have no bicycle, there are many bike shops but the most convenient is the Rail Trail Bike and Kayak Shop in Brewster. Great family-friendly food pit stops include Guapo's for fish tacos (Brewster) and The Hot Chocolate Sparrow (Orleans) for every baked good, chocolate, and ice cream you could hope to see in one place (with coffee for adults). Shade provided by the Cape's ubiquitous gnarly oaks and pines, takes the bite out of hot days. For the complete woodland-pond experience, a detour through Nickerson State Park is recommended, especially for those who seek a little hilly terrain. Pack a towel and hit the trail-friendly beach at Seymour Pond. Drawbacks include occasional trail roots (trees are not large enough to make these formidable obstacles) and the constant (and unavoidable) street crossings. Slow down at these and prepare to stop, even if most cars come to a stop for you (and your kids) to pass. Biking or hiking, the CCRT is an essential component of every Cape Cod vacation.
Written July 27, 2021
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StrategicFamPlanner
Richmond, VA72 contributions
Bike It!
Jun 2021
Really enjoyed staying in a house along the Cape Cod Rail Trail. We biked all over the place (including Eat Cake for Breakfast!) and found the trail to be a fun, smooth and enjoyable family ride.
Written June 29, 2021
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Rob
Charlotte, NC1 contribution
Cape Cod ROOT Trail
Jun 2021 • Solo
Please rename it the Cape Cod ROOT Trail. From Orleans to Lecount Hollow .. there must be 500 root bumps. Many are 2 to 4 inches. Be careful.
You might sprain your wrist. Or bring a mountain bike.
Worst bike path for root bumps out of over 15 in my experience.
Written June 24, 2021
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Tara508
Wayland, MA27 contributions
Bike to see the Great White Sharks and Seals hunting grounds!
Aug 2020
Want to see seals and possibly sharks while on a bike trail? The Cape Cod Rail Trail is a must when visiting cape cod! A wonderful way to explore the Cape, breathe in the salt air, capture some unique wildlife and perspective. The Trail is often shaded from the sun, and occupied enough that if you ever need help there is plenty of people willing to assist.Favorite part was reaching Wellfleet, beautiful surf and dunes. Here we often see the beautiful black harbor seals playing and feeding in the surf. Great white sharks can at times be seen patrolling close to shore, so do not swim if the seals are in the water to be on the safe side.Also enjoyed watching the cormorants drying their wings along the wires..overlooking the tidal marshes.There are restrooms and restaurants along the trails, or pack a picnic lunch..Bring water. We rent bikes with baskets for ease and comfort, and the electric bikes are a life saver for long treks. For best nature and smooth seas to view seals, early morning and sunset are best!
Written May 1, 2021
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jrousseau10
Andover, MA28 contributions
Great trail ride
Apr 2021 • Family
The whole family loved the rail trail experience. We always felt safe with the two lanes and well lit street crossings. Bridges and tunnels to cross main roads. Gradual inclines and declines meant it was never strenuous. We went about 6 or 7 miles from Nickerson State Park west towards Brewster and beyond. Passed some lovely lakes if you want to take a break from the ride. Highly recommended as an off-season activity.
Written April 22, 2021
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AcademicCompanion
Arlington, VA67 contributions
Nice Trail Experience
Apr 2021
The curator at the Edward Gory House recommended this trail. It is a good trail for a beginner - flat, paved, well-marked, and separated from the street traffic. We started in Dennis, which is industrial but had charm. After about 15 minutes of pedaling in Dennis, we passed by a few cranberry bogs, wooded areas and finally Pleasant Lake before we turned back. There is a very good pizzeria/deli/general store (Pizza Shark) at this point. In April, the road was not busy but we encountered families, and fellow walkers, joggers and cyclists, which created a friendly atmosphere.
Written April 8, 2021
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