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Cape Cod Canal

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Address: Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA
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Our family come here for biking every summer. The paths are very well maintained. The canal is very clean. It's a great place to bike, walk, run, or roller skate, especially with... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Our family come here for biking every summer. The paths are very well maintained. The canal is very clean. It's a great place to bike, walk, run, or roller skate, especially with kids since there is no cars at all. The Seafood Shack across from the canal is a must.

Thank jonesyboston
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

As a resident of Sandwich, I used to take the children here for bike rides, but never really enjoyed the scenery-and as soon as the kids could pedal on their own, we ventured on the better bike paths on Cape. A lot of people love the canal, and I for one, can't figure that out. It's not particularly pretty-the power... More 

Thank kellery
New Canaan, Connecticut
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60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is a bike path along the Cape Cod Canal. It's a great place to bike, walk, skate or pull over the side of the road and watch the boats and birds.

1 Thank Jane P
Emery, South Dakota
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134 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If you like bicycling or walking along the shore, this is a not to be missed destination. The Canal Service Road on the west bank is very popular for walking, jogging, roller blading, fishing or just sitting and watching the boats float by. No motorized vehicles allowed, except the occasional official trucks. There is another paved trail on the East... More 

1 Thank ROTIP
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

There a a nice bike path around the canal, it is mostly flat and all paved. I believe it is 14 miles from end to end but I think you have to back track as the end of the "loop" is on the other side of the canal. The path goes under the Bourne and Sagamore bridges

Thank Gailandfamily
Worcester, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

In the hundred years that I have been going to the Cape, I have never stopped at this location, and it was worth the effort. My grandsons loved climbing around on the USCG boat and the youngest, age 6, loved "fishing" in the magnetized surf.

Thank Lydia B
Kingston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Watching the boats going up and down the canal while the last of summer lingers and anticipating the coming of Fall.Realising how lucky to live so close ,

1 Thank casinokitty
Gatineau, Canada
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The Cape Cod Canal offers a lovely bike ride. It's only about 20km, return on each side and it's very flat. The biggest challenge is the wind. The trail offers a beautiful view of the canal. This trail is ideal for anyone who enjoys biking.

1 Thank Louise P
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The canal is a place for everyone. From one end to the other you will find something that peaks your interest. stop by the fishing pier and watch the fishermen.

Thank Marlene C
Hampton, Virginia
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259 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

There are many hiking trails along and down the steep banks of the canal. Just remember not to do more down than you want to do up. The trails are beautiful and have a view of the canal most of the way. The canal is beautiful. The area is touristy but quaint. Some of the old timers have a local... More 

1 Thank Oranutan1

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