Nickerson State Park For Mountain Biking

The 34th most popular mountain bike trail in Massachusetts.

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East of Brewster and west of Orleans, the 1,900 acre Nickerson State Park has a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails. For biking, there are 8 miles onsite paved bike loops gently rolling and winding through pine forest, and the 27 mile Cape Cod Rail Trail passes through the park.

To reach the trailhead from US 6, use Exit 12. Head west on US6A for a couple miles. The state park entrance is on the left or south side of the road.

Overall, Nickerson State Park is the 34th most popular mountain bike trail of all 35 mountain biking rides in Massachusetts. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Nickerson State Park including Province Lands Bike Trail, Cape Cod Rail Trail, Trail Of Tears, Head Of The Meadow Trail and Nauset Trail.

Nickerson State Park (MA/US)

Nickerson State Park (MA/US)


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:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Onsite Campgrounds; Cranberry Cottages, Eastham (508) 225-0682

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

Breakfast Restaurant:  Northside Restaurant, Brewster

GPS:  41.77497, -70.03087

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  21032


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