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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
+1 508-548-7611
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Wonderful ride next to ocean

I love this path, level easy. Benches to rest and areas to stop and enjoy the beach. Stay right... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Falmouth, Massachusetts
via mobile
Amazing bike trail to see the cape

This bike trail is very nice. Well kept and after a short ride you will see some amazing beaches... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“bike path” (207 reviews)
Falmouth, MA
+1 508-548-7611
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this path, level easy. Benches to rest and areas to stop and enjoy the beach. Stay right! Let people know when you are passing! "On your left!"

Thank theroaminggypsy2015
Reviewed yesterday

This bike trail is very nice. Well kept and after a short ride you will see some amazing beaches. This is a great way to travel to woods hole and to explore around the town for lunch. I feel that every trip to the cape...More

Thank jonathansilva05
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great ride done to Woods Hole. Wetlands, beach, and mostly just a pretty rail trail. Got coffee in Woods Hole and turned around.

Thank Mitch A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are some nice views along the way and it was encouraging to see many people cycling that have done so in many years. However - many parts do not offer great views and there appeared to be no awareness of traffic at he point...More

Thank boaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Shining Sea Bikeway as part of a package through our inn. We biked about 7 miles of it. It was absolutely beautiful. If you head north of Falmouth, the trail seems to be more difficult. If you head south of Falmouth, it's...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ride. We biked the entire 10 miles and back and enjoyed it very much. Nicely paved with many scenic viewing spots of marshes, ponds, beaches, the ocean, etc.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great bike trail. It winds through Woods Hole, past the beach front. Along the trail there are Osprey nest with chicks and all kinds of wild life.

Thank magagoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent last Sunday riding this path from North Falmouth to Woods Hole. It has a wide range of beautiful sections, From the cranberry bogs and wetlands in the north to the Falmouth Beach and the views of Martha's Vineyard in the south. There were...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great day of pleasure with easy riding and scenic vistas of Nantucket Sound. If you want to get away from all the traffic and noise, this is the place.

1  Thank stephendN5528EU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 11 mile paved bike way features clear signs, historic markers and really, some breathtaking views. The bikeway runs along an old railway bed past one of the oldest cranberry bogs in the country, former farms and delightfully close to the beach for clear views...More

1  Thank BZ67
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Laura K
where to rent a bike?
17 May 2017|
Response from Jr S |
There is a bike shop at the trail head in north falmouth, cant miss it artsbikeshop We will be on the path tomorrow morning. Joe
Bettina S
Any bathrooms along the way? I drink a lot of water! :-)
14 May 2017|
Response from Gina T | Reviewed this property |
There are maps available that show bathrooms, some on trail and some in towns you ride near.
where to start and finish
27 December 2016|
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Response from charisma2015 | Reviewed this property |
The trail runs from Falmouth to Woods Hole. We started in Falmouth and had a lunch break in Woods Hole and returned. The trail is 11 miles and lovely. If you google, you should find maps and further information.