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Cape Cod Rail Trail, Cape Cod

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Take a ride through the little towns that lie on the 35 km (22 mi) long Cape Cod Rail Trail. Bought by the state of Massachusetts in 1976, the former railroad route extends trails from other states through six towns, making it a unique adventure. Take a stroll or bike on the trail and see the American life from a new angle. You can get off at any of the trail stops, many of which strech into spacious beaches. Make Cape Cod Rail Trail a centerpiece of your Brewster vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Brewster travel itinerary planner.
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  • My husband and I brought our bikes to the Cape on a recent visit to Brewster. We had easy access to the trail and could head in either direction--we did both! The trail winds inland through a varied l...  more »
  • Have done this rail trail many times over the years. This week we did 31 miles from Nickerson SP down to the end at Welleet. Then we made a stop at Marconi station, hiked about a mile through Cedar Sw...  more »
  • Very well maintained bike path but don't ride on it expecting expansive views. Flat, with all levels of bikers and walkers using it, everyone is very courteous.  more »

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