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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
+1 508-548-8500
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Another Great Addition to Rails to Trails

What a great addition to the Falmouth, Woods Hole area. Rails to Trails continues to convert old... read more

Reviewed today
Mark W
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Woburn, Massachusetts
Wonderful Experience

Delightful ride on a paved path through scenic parts of Cape Cod. Woods Hole at one end had lots... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mmmbank
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“bike path” (222 reviews)
“north falmouth” (104 reviews)
“cranberry bogs” (67 reviews)
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Falmouth, MA
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"pie"
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"easy ride"
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"corner cycle"
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"cape cod"
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"great bike ride"
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"entire trail"
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"the north end"
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"entire length"
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Reviewed today

What a great addition to the Falmouth, Woods Hole area. Rails to Trails continues to convert old railroad spurs across the country to bikeways-walkways that are revitalizing the areas around them. This one is a real treasure with marshlands, beaches, woods, restaurants and ice cream...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Delightful ride on a paved path through scenic parts of Cape Cod. Woods Hole at one end had lots of restaurants and shops.

Thank mmmbank
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This bike way is great! It is popular, but not insanely crowded and we were there on a holiday week. Bikes, joggers, walkers, parents with strollers, all are welcome. From the Falmouth beaches to Woods Hole, great way to get exercise and de-stress! Do it!

1  Thank Christina K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this bike trail from the woods hole end. It was a little tricky to find at first, but it's located behind the ticket booth/trailer for the ferry. This seemed to be the main entrance. The first little part of the trail had car...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode this with my teenage sun. We started from the north end and enjoyed "reaching the sea" at the end. I think going from Woods Hole to the north would be anti-climatic. It's an easy paved trail with a few easy rode crossings. Highly recommended!

Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Coconut Hut for refreshments on our bike ride and were so charmed by Marcus!! Not to mention, the snow cones were the best I have ever had!!!! This place has personality. Delicious refreshments, friendly & polite service, cool environment, family run…you...More

3  Thank Hope H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a few amazing cycles along this bike way. We hired a tandem, my husband and son cycled it! We made it to woods hold and took the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard! Love love love it!

Thank CaroleIrl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very pretty & peaceful bike trail. You can see & hear birds singing, squirrels& rabbits running across the trail. We biked from North Falmouth to Wood Holes, Distance about 10 miles one way. It is a good day trip if you stop...More

2  Thank 991mrcf
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and a friend biked this route on a gorgeous early summer day yesterday, and although I'm an avid bicyclist and long time Martha's Vineyard resident, this was my first ride on the Shining Sea path. It's just about 10 very flat easy miles each...More

Thank mvgirl41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day....we had so much fun...,easy ride, great scenery, great, beautiful beaches on the way, man you cannot go wrong! Bring the family, make it a day! Great, free fun! Pack a lunch bring a towel or blanket, make a day of it....More

2  Thank lbene351
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Steven G
7 March 2018|
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Response from Cary_Ford | Reviewed this property |
If you like Italian food you must go to Slice of Italy in Falmouth. Or for a diner go to Betsy's which is quite good. Both are on Route 28 in Falmouth.
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Kirsten M
13 February 2018|
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Response from Doug K | Reviewed this property |
We rented two bikes from Bike Zone in N. Falmouth which is right at the beginning of the trail and I believe we paid around $21 each to have the bikes for the entire day. They did a great job of adjusting the bikes for us.
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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.
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