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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
+1 508-548-7611
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Outstanding oceanfront trail

Biked this trail from Falmouth to Woods Hole. Paved with benches to rest and enjoy the beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday

About as simple as entertainment gets. Takes in some nice beaches in Cape Cod. My only criticism... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Biked this trail from Falmouth to Woods Hole. Paved with benches to rest and enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean and Marthas Vineyard. One of the best of the numerous Cape Cod bike trails. You won't be sorry if you give it a try!

Thank retired01
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

About as simple as entertainment gets. Takes in some nice beaches in Cape Cod. My only criticism would be it takes you inland rather than staying on the coast and you have to cross a few roads.

Thank iainmcrobb1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bicycles in Falmouth,then biked to Woods Hole. That stretch of the path is possible the most enjoyable because it runs along the water. We stopped once for the view. Then we parked and enjoyed a couple hours walking around town. On a beautiful...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bikeway starts in Woods Hole and now has been extended for about 10.5 miles. Along the way you bike by water with beaches, ponds, greenery with well marked exits to places around the surrounding area. Some of the path is rather bumpy with some...More

Thank linlin1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do if visiting Falmouth. Trail is very easy and can be walked as well as biked. Very scenic and easy trail that takes you from Falmouth to the ferry in Woods Hole.

Thank Traveling4JOY58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trail, flat terrain, super for all ages. Ride bikes or just walk. Restrooms along the way and if you plan it right and end up in woods hole fantastic restaurants.

Thank jholley167
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ambitious project is finally completed from the Martha's Vineyard Ferry to Route 151 -- with plans to extend out to Provincetown and north to Boston. Great for bird watching in the morning, racing to get to breakfast in West Falmouth, and people watching all...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a mile or so of this trail is directly on the Ocean. However the rest is also great with nice marsh and “cape” views . Plenty of parking along the trail in various parking lots. But, I’m sure on a summer weekend they might...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and safe biking. A nice deli to have lunch is the West Falmouth Market. Stop along the beaches and harbors for some glorious views. Takes you to favorite Chapaquoit Beach for sunsets on the water

Thank angela v
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It runs along one of the few beaches with unrestricted access to a good length of the beach. (I believe this is the only state which permits property ownership right to the waters edge, so it is not uncommon to find fencing restricting access along...More

Thank Herbie M
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Kerry C
1 October 2017|
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Response from Jrbcpr | Reviewed this property |
I saw a lot and the bike shops have them
Laura K
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
14 May 2017|
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Response from DeltaBiker | Reviewed this property |
No bathrooms on the trail that I remember but there is one in Woods Hole and there are various places with bathrooms at the end of the trail