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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
+1 508-548-7611
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I love the Shining Sea Bikepath so much I bought a house on it

Our bike path is amazing! 11 miles from North falmouth to Woods Hole, passing bogs, beach, woods... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Picturesque, flat ride

I LOVE the Shining Sea bikeway. Plenty of parking at lots near the start of the trail. Surface is... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Francesca V
Boca Raton, Florida
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“north falmouth” (102 reviews)
“cranberry bogs” (66 reviews)
Falmouth, MA
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Our bike path is amazing! 11 miles from North falmouth to Woods Hole, passing bogs, beach, woods, stores, so much. Not a lot of elevation, it is pretty flat. There are a ton of people certain times of the year, best to avoid it if...More

Thank capec0ddennis
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I LOVE the Shining Sea bikeway. Plenty of parking at lots near the start of the trail. Surface is FLAT for ALL levels of bikers. Can get "busy" with children & strollers during peak hours. Beautiful scenery takes one to lovely & vivacious Wood Hole!

Thank Francesca V
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I remember when trains used to run on these tracks in the 1970s. Now it's a walk and bike path perfect for people who want to get outdoors and cycle and walk but don't want to deal with traffic. You can walk or ride your...More

Thank Cary_Ford
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We rented bicycles at Art's Bike Shop just a couple of blocks from the north entrance of the bike trail. Then enjoyed a leisurely ride with various stops checking out the scenery with a short stop at a snack shop. By the time we reached...More

Thank rxph9286
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a great ride even for those that have not been on a bike in quite some time. Beautiful views! A one way trip is about 10 miles. We did a full loop and enjoyed lunch in Woods Hole when we had completed about 16...More

Thank michele031
Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you like the outdoors and biking, this is a "must do" in Falmouth. we rented bikes, very comfortable and easy to navigate, went north first through beautiful marshes, a cranberry bog, a beach and many beautiful houses typical of this area. this could be...More

Thank Vivamar123
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Drove from New York straight to Arts Bike Shop to rent bikes for this experience. Arts was perfect as it was two blocks from the start of the path. Much of the ride is through woods and backyard. We had a very windy day so...More

Thank Tgrim
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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!

1  Thank retired01
Reviewed 14 October 2017 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 9 October 2017

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
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Kerry C
1 October 2017|
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Response from Jeanette R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are baby attachments to bikes available on site.
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