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Great scenery but beware...this is a lot of miles to do!

We unwisely expected to ride the 21.4 mile round trip in just an afternoon. In order to return our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
The Woodlands, Texas
No better place to bike.

We bike here at least twice a week, weather permitting. Off road is the only safe place to be in a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 March 2010

The bikeway has now been extended for 10.8 miles extending (North to South) from North Falmouth, near the Route 28A, Route 151 intersection, to the Ferry Landing in Woods Hole. It is paved the whole way and travels throught the woods, along salt ponds and...More

13  Thank YoungGrampie
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 May 2015

My two boys and I rented bikes at Corner Cycle (a fine experience) to do the Shining Sea Bikeway the last Friday in May. We started heading south on the bikeway at about Mile 3.5 (0.0 starts at the southern end in Wood's Hole). I...More

9  Thank Sherri M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We unwisely expected to ride the 21.4 mile round trip in just an afternoon. In order to return our bikes before the stop closed at 5 we had very little to to really savor the scenery. We did a quick stop for lunch along the...More

Thank Texans112
Reviewed 6 days ago

We bike here at least twice a week, weather permitting. Off road is the only safe place to be in a very touristy area, especially in summer. If you do the whole ride from Rte 151 to Woods Hole and back it is about 15...More

1  Thank Soel4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ride north to south first. We start near the intersection of 151 and 28a. Wind is usually from the south. On a good day we make it to woods hole.(11 miles) With the wind at your back, you get an easy return ride. The...More

Thank rstrac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great path for ped or bike. The scenery includes town and country and ponds and ocean. It was fall and the colors were amazing. Well worth it.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rode this twice during my stay. Smooth path and easy riding. Not quite as much ocean view as I was expecting but still delightful. I am also amazed at how considerate New England drivers are of pedestrians and bicyclists. I am used to Texans...More

1  Thank lindafunderburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant ride but it is not a workout. It is gentle and almost with out physical effort. The section by the beach is nice but it is a very short ride. The end at Woods Hole is a very long parking lot...More

1  Thank margaretb2810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented two bikes and took off toward Woods Hole. The ride is easy and scenic. We enjoyed this experience and would definitely do this again!

2  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from upstate NY, I had never seen a cranberry bog. I ran the Zooma Cape Cod 10k and half marathon race on Sept 30th. About half of the race was on the Shining Sea Bikeway. On the bikeway we had plenty of shade, views...More

3  Thank CieMagee
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We biked this trail on a rainy September day. It was scenic and well maintained. It is mostly flat. We found the cranberry bog an interesting sight.

1  Thank lauriewobbe
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best day on this path! Highly recommended. Perfect for families or couples. So neat to sea the ocean while riding a bike. Something we dont see here in Dallas !

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31 August 2018|
Response from thaward | Reviewed this property |
Trip Advisor lists three bike rental shops in Falmouth - check them out under “Things to do” in Falmouth, MA to get more info and contact information. Hope this suggestion helps!
19 August 2018|
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Response from MNLMOM | Reviewed this property |
YES! All trail users need to be mindful of others on the trail - runners, walkers, bicyclists etc. It will be a beatiful walk! Bring a picnic/snack and a blanket to enjoy the beach section in Falmouth!
30 July 2018|
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Response from philipu2015 | Reviewed this property |
It wide enough to accommodate the traffic you described. There are also benches along the route to take in the scenery.