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Shining Sea Bikeway

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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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Short, but wonderful bike path

Nice easy ride from North Falmouth to Woods Hole. Easy to grab a coffee and sandwich at either Woods Hole or Famouth Center. The patch goes right by the sea and is shaded most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Franco M
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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, USA
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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice easy ride from North Falmouth to Woods Hole. Easy to grab a coffee and sandwich at either Woods Hole or Famouth Center. The patch goes right by the sea and is shaded most of the way. Don't miss this bike trail on your Cape biking vacation. We go in September when the crowds are gone.

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boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Share the beautiful views and great ocean smells with this flat gorgeous bike path. Please be patient with slow riders and challenged walkers & bikers.

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Thank bostonlady1961
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent run from Falmouth to Woods Hole. Passes through lovely woodland, alongside Worley lakes, narrow causeway and beaches.

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Thank Joss Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I often ride on the Shining Sea Bikeway. The almost 11 miles from North Falmouth to Woods Hole is always a treat. The natural beauty can't be beat, and the other people who I encounter along the way are generally friendly and courteous. It is the most pleasant form of exercise that I have found on Cape Cod.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Difficult to access from the surface streets. But when you do,...my goodness! Just beautiful. Bring water!

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Thank johnmozer
Wantage, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 20 bikers enjoying the Shining Sea paved trail. Most of the trail is shaded until you get to a stretch along the ocean which I really loved [although a strong head wind]. Very beautiful. A great ride back & forth - about 25 miles.

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Thank charisma2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there last year in November and walked the bike way for about two miles and walked in the woods on my way back to the car. A few bikers and it was a pleasant walk.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, definitely rent bikes or bring your bike and take a ride. We went from Falmouth to Woods Hole and it was flat, beautiful, peaceful and fun. The trail is easy to follow and a lot of our ride went right along the beaches, it was just so scenic. My only regret is that we didn't have time to ride... More 

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Harrisburg, PA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bikes near downtown Falmouth and biked down to the ferry that took us over to Martha's Vineyard. The path was mostly flat and was not too hard--even for a 6-month pregnant lady.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Boston for a few days and decided to take a day tour to Falmouth on Cape Cod, which takes about 1.5h hours by bus, then rented a bike there and explored the town as well as this 'Shining Sea Bikeway'. The path runs over 16km from the Woods Hole Ferry Terminal in the South to North Falmouth... More 

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