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Phone Number: 508 896-3491
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This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.

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Exercise fun for the family & beautiful !!

We rode from the Dennis bike rental to the town of Chatham. The ride is roughly 9.5 miles and fairly flat with a few inclines. Many places to rest if needed. The bike trail map... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We rode from the Dennis bike rental to the town of Chatham. The ride is roughly 9.5 miles and fairly flat with a few inclines. Many places to rest if needed. The bike trail map given is not to scale, so assistance from a native provides us with directions after passing the airport.

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Princeton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family did this ride today and it was very enjoyable. The paved, flat surface is wide enough for 3 riders, and easy for all of us (especially me who did not ride in a year). Most of the route is shaded, and other riders were friendly with no aggressive packs. We also took a side ride on the Nauset... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a beautiful, easy family biking experience. super easy to rent bikes at many places along the way, lots of places for lunch, drinks, coffee, ice cream to stop, also lakes to swim in, and the trail itself is shaded and pretty, blacktop and relatively flat all the way, making for easy, pleasant riding. you can go as far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been riding this trail for 20 years. We mainly travel from Dennis to Skaket Beach in Orleans. The trail is nice and smooth and there are places to stop and eat just off of the trail. It does continue to run north of Orleans and near Harwich has a cut off towards Chatham. Have never... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a hidden enclave snaking through the cape revealing its hidden beauty. Very flat and well maintained. It takes you away from the hustle bustle going past idlic bays. You can venture off the path with short cut offs to towns for rest stops, food or adventures. I like to ride so I go early so it is quite.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went from Orleans to Dennis and back one day. Enjoyed the ride. took a dip in Pleasant pond in Brewster.Great!.Next day went from Orleans to Wellfleet and back. It was a very hot day didn't realize how close I was to Marconi beach(would have taken a dip). Still enjoyed the ride. Watch out for children on the trail they tend... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rented bikes at the beginning of the trail in Dennis. The guys were quick, helpful and very professional. Rode the trail to Brewster, about 8 1/2 miles with only a couple of very easy grades. Plenty of places to stop for nourishment or even a swim.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely cycle path/walking path with only gentle gradients.It has a beautiful smooth surface and is a nice way to spend a few hours, see some nature and get some exercise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the bike trail twice during our past vacation. We always go when we are on the cape. My children have been going with us since they were little. The trail is flat and has many places to park along the route. Perfect for a family ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail is a must-see if you are visiting Cape Cod. It's a fantastic trail for those that are looking to give bicycling a try. I The terrain is flat with the slightly hillier section at the northern end. Road crossings are always a tension between bikers and cars, although cars are generally very alert and willing to stop. There... More 

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