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“WOW” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beech Forest

Ranked #14 of 70 things to do in Provincetown
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Owner description: This reserve is a primary birdwatching region on Cape Cod.
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

great place to escape the craziness of town. Quiet, serene trails, birds to feed and a pond! Not too far from town and a nice escape!

Visited July 2013
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lady slippers in the Wild”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Who would have thoguht that we would stumble upon several patches of lady slippers growing in the wild? It was a highlight of our journey around the lakes at Beech Forest. Be prepared and wear lots of insect repellent; unfortunatley we did not and had clouds of mosquitoes around us!

Visited June 2013
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Where the wild things are”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Magical bike and walking paths. Gnarly trees that house little people and other small creatures. Geese that make a family each year by Blackwater pond. A natural New England paradise. Spring and summer: take along plenty of water, sunflower seed, bug spray and wear a hat.

Visited June 2013
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Auburn, Maine
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249 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“A great bike ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This is a great place to go for a bike ride. The undulating trail travels through a few distinctly different landscapes, with spurs to two different beaches and one pond. The trail is paved and is in great condition, with a painted lane marker for much of its distance. There is ample parking in the national park if you have an automobile pass, or you can easily bike to this trail system from Provincetown in a matter of minutes. The trail was never very busy but we definitely saw everyone from kids to seniors out enjoying this resource. It's easily one of the most scenic bike rides on Cape Cod. Do note that there are a couple of areas that don't drain properly, so following a rain storm those stretches flood. The flooded stretches we passed through were up to 50 feet long with water 2-5" deep. You can't go around them owing to the thick vegetation, so you just have to slow down and go through them.

Visited June 2013
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Weehawken, New Jersey
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Wonderful views from the bike trail. Hills were steep at times but the breathtaking surroundings were worth it!

Visited June 2013
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