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Explore 429 acres and beyond at your own pace
Discover the beauty of Cape Cod and the 429 emerald acres of Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club on the Resort’s shiny and sharp fleet of Freedom Flyer bikes. Enjoy direct access to the 26-mile scenic Cape Cod Rail Trail, which has become a haven for bikers, walkers, and joggers, and is dotted with plenty of opportunities to visit beaches and ponds, or to grab lunch or an ice-cream cone. Be sure to check the Resort’s seasonal package offerings, which often include bike rentals. Whether you are new to the area or looking to find a new spot, guests will love the Resort’s bike itineraries, which highlight local favorite spots stretching from Brewster to Provincetown.
The Cape Cod Rail Trail follows a former railroad bed for 22 miles through Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham and Wellfleet. Its paved surface, few hills, and well-marked road crossings make it ideal for cyclists. The trail has a wide unpaved shoulder on one side to accommodate horseback riding, walkers, and runners.
There are many places to get off the trail and visit a beach. Food and water are available and restrooms can be found at Nickerson State Park, Salt Pond Visitors Center at Cape Cod National Seashore, and the National Seashore Headquarters. Bike rentals are available at many points . A limited number of hand-cycles are available for rent at some bike concessions. See trail website for list of free parking areas.
Cape Cod National Seashore Bike Trails
Total Length: 1.6 miles, 2 miles, and 5.45 miles, respectively
The Cape Cod National Seashore maintains three bicycle trails ranging from 1.6 to 7.3 miles long. Use of motorized vehicles, including mopeds, on these paved trails is prohibited. Bicycles may be rented within the towns.
Nauset Trail in Eastham connects Salt Pond with Coast Guard Beach. (1.6 miles).
Head of the Meadow Trail in Truro skirts a freshwater marsh and provides glimpses of the marsh and dunes. From High Head Road in Truro to Head of the Meadow Beach (2 miles).
Province Lands Trail in Provincetown winds among beech and oak forests, sand dunes and freshwater ponds.
Starting just outside Falmouth Center, the Falmouth Shining Sea Trail provides a fairly level ride on paved bike path between Falmouth and Woods Hole. The trail boasts some beautiful scenery, running through extensive salt marsh, cranberry bogs, and farmland, with beautiful ocean views. Access to the trail can be found on Locust Road in Flamouth.
The Cape Cod National Seashore maintains three bicycle trails ranging from 1.6 to 7.3 miles long. Motor vehicles, including mopeds, are prohibited on bike rails. Bicycles may be rented within the towns. Nauset Trail:
This trail connects Salt Pond with Coast Guard Beach. It leads through pine and oak forest with vistas of Nauset Marsh along the way. This trail is wheelchair accessible. Distance is 1.6 miles. Head of the Meadow Trail:
This level trail skirts the edge of a freshwater marsh and provides glimpses of the marsh and dunes. Distance is 2 miles. Province Lands Trail:
This hilly trail winds among beech and oak forests, sand dunes and freshwater ponds. The loop trail is 5.45 miles, with spurs to Herring Cove Beach, Race Point Beach and Bennett Pond.
The service roads which parallel both sides of the Cape Cod Canal, partially maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers, make for great scenic bicycling. Each service road is approximately 7 miles long, with parking areas, comfort stations and picnic areas provided at various access points along both sides of the Canal. The trail is relatively level, making it ideal for children and families. See map for access locations.