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White Cedar Swamp

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Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8142
+1 508-255-3421
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Amazing fairytale-like forest on the Cape!

An absolute gem! Make sure to stop at the Visitor's Center to check on ranger led tours and talks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Cedar Trees

Was peaceful, beautiful and quiet. Walk took about 20 minutes.Took the walk in fall, and it was... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Moose Jaw, Canada
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The site of Marconi's wireless transmission station.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy walk” (12 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“parking lot” (10 reviews)
Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8142
+1 508-255-3421
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute gem! Make sure to stop at the Visitor's Center to check on ranger led tours and talks. This place is magical!

Thank Savvytraveler147
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Was peaceful, beautiful and quiet. Walk took about 20 minutes.Took the walk in fall, and it was pleasant.

Thank georgiabarberi
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Nice habitat, but bring repellent and expect some trail portions to be muddy. The actual swamp is quite attractive.

Thank advisorj
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This is an easy walk with a really nice boardwalk through the swamp. Maybe fall is not the best time? Still enjoyed it and the friendly Blue Jay! Good for kids and all ages.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This trail doesn't start off looking like much, but once it gets into the swamp area it really feels like you have entered a different area. Very pretty. Easy walk for pretty much any age.

Thank KDAA
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Great easy hike, for adults or kids, at the National Seashore. Feels like another world once you hit the swamp area. Usually not crowded.

Thank Jeangall
Reviewed September 2, 2017

From one side of the parking lot you can walk up a paved path and have a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and the dunes along the Cape Cod National Seashore at the location where Marconi sent the first trans-Atlantic telegraph message. We could...More

Thank 1972rick
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We are from Florida so seeing a swamp is not an unusual event for us. But this easy trail located close to the Marconi wireless site was a fun short trip nonetheless. The routes in and out of the swamp are easy hikes; the whole...More

Thank ZamiaV
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Perfect for all ages, super easy walk (I did it in flip flops). Felt like you're in a fairy tale, very pretty. Perfect for cloudy or sunny day

Thank jmestyle
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to stretch our legs while biking about 30 miles of the cape cod rail trail. From The reviews I expected more, I guess. It was a nice walk, but wasn't worth the hype and "otherworldly" descriptions. Pretty terrain, nice walk.

Thank Lauralanglois
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May 7, 2017|
Response from Eve K |
I was there the 6/17 and dogs were not permitted. Sorry.