Cape Cod Rail Trail For Mountain Biking

The 11th most popular mountain bike trail in Massachusetts.

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The Cape Cod Rail Trail is a 27 mile mountain bike route from SR134 in Dennis to Le Count Hollow Road in Wellfleet. The mountain bike route passes by salt marshes, cranberry bogs and ponds. It connects with multi-purpose paths into Nickerson State Park and Cape Cod National Seashore (via Nauset Bike Path).

There are three nice side trips: the spur trail to the Chatham town line, the Nauset Trail (1.6 miles) from the Salt Pond Visitor Center to Coast Guard Beach, and the trip east on Le Count Hollow Road to Cahoon Hollow Beach for lunch at the Beach Comber Restaurant on the water.

Overall, Cape Cod Rail Trail is the 11th most popular mountain bike trail of all 35 mountain biking rides in Massachusetts. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Cape Cod Rail Trail including Province Lands Bike Trail, Trail Of Tears, Head Of The Meadow Trail, Nickerson State Park and Nauset Trail.

Cape Cod Rail Trail (MA/US)

Cape Cod Rail Trail (MA/US)

Cape Cod Rail Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Cape Cod Tourism (508) 862-0700; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS; MassBike Assoc. (508) 428-5914; Idle Times Bike Shop & Rental (508) 255-8281.

Recommended Map:  "Cape Cod National Seashore" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Nickerson State Park Campground; Cranberry Cottages, Eastham (508) 225-0682

Luxury Loding:  Chatham Bars Inn (508) 945-0096

Breakfast Restaurant:  Fairways Restaurant, Eastham

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.84382, -69.9823

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  14174

Cape Cod Rail Trail Mountain Biking Map


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