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Cape Cod Canal

Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA
+1 508-833-9678
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“great place” (13 reviews)
“bike ride” (13 reviews)
Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA
+1 508-833-9678
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Until I stayed in the area, I never even knew of the existence of the Cape Cod Canal. On Highway 3, Exit 5, there is a commercial rest stop with a McDonald’s and a tourist bureau. At the latter you can get a brochure about...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy a walk or bike ride along the canal. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets. So much to see and do in the area

Thank 917johnl917
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This canal has places to walk running parallel to it. It is a great place for walking or riding bikes as it is totally flat. Also, the canal itself provides something nice to look at as there are always boats of all sizes passing. We...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I biked, ran or walked the Sagamore side path every day while camping at Scusset State Reservation. It's 7 miles long, paved and almost flat, with wonderful views all along the canal. Lots of wildlife, interesting boats and barges, a few places where you can...More

Thank SpecialK01030
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I ride the canal two or three ties a week, both sides. On the Buzzards Bay side I ride an eBike due to the wind. On the Sagamore side, I ride my Cannondale or my Trek because the wind is not as intense. The 6.5...More

Thank jacheter
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Cape Cod Canal is 7 miles of beautiful and often very entertaining views. For those lucky enough to live close it's a big part of our daily lives.There are usually several Facebook postings daily about what someone saw at the canal. I've lived about...More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

On a hot summer day, the canal path gave me a place to walk with a nice breeze and therefore no insect problems. I recommend parking on the far side of the Bourne Bridge (coming from the mainland): take the first right turn out of...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice evening walking around the canal after dinner. People were out fishing. We saw a large barge pass through. Nice area.

Thank Agb2007
Reviewed 20 July 2017

There is always a good breeze and something interesting to see at the Cape Cod Canal. It's a great place to get some exercise or to cool off in the summer.

Thank scorbitt
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

they have a bike path on both sides of the canal. there are skate boarders,roller bladers,walking,running, fishing or just sitting - a great place

Thank david d
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