How long does it take to bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail?

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How long does it take to bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail?

How long is the trail, you may ask? Currently, it’s 27.6 miles long with plans for expansion. Although it is ambitious, it is possible to bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail in one day.

What is the prettiest part of the Cape Cod Rail Trail?

The trail is 22 miles from Dennis to Wellfleet; 44 miles roundtrip. The trail was not as scenic as we’d hoped; the most scenic part is the Harwich section, with lovely cranberry bogs and ponds. One of the ponds has a sandy beach with picnic tables; that is as much beach as you will see on the rail trail.

Where does Cape Cod Rail Trail start and end?

The trail now stretches from South Yarmouth all the way to Lecount Hollow Road in South Wellfleet. The name stems from an old railroad right of way it follows from the original trailhead in South Dennis, which transported passengers and freight to Cape Cod in the early 1800s until around 1960.

How long is the Shining Sea Bike Path?

Take a journey of discovery down the Shining Sea Bikeway, a 10.7-mile bike path through Falmouth.

Are electric bikes allowed on Cape Cod Rail Trail?

The state currently does not allow the use of the e-bikes on the trail, but there is pending legislation at the State House which could allow the use of the vehicles. A decision on the implementation of e-bike use may be made by the end of the month, according to Carlstrom.

Can you walk the Cape Cod Rail Trail?

Cape Cod Rail Trail is a 27.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near South Dennis, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

How long does it take to bike 10 miles?

A good average for a ten mile bike ride is between 45 minutes and an hour. If you’re a beginner, it’s more likely to be closer to the hour mark. Over time your average speed for each of your rides will increase and so the time it takes to cycle 10 miles will be reduced.

Are Ebikes allowed on Cape Cod Rail Trail?

Can you walk on the Shining Sea Bikeway?

The Shining Sea Bikeway is also great for walking, running, rollerblading, etc. (Also, on snowy days, it’s not uncommon to see cross-country skis getting some use on the trail.)

How long does it take to do 20 miles on a bike?

Yet, how long does it take to bike 20 miles? On average, it will take you an hour and forty minutes to finish a 20-mile biking distance. Of course, this is possible if you have a healthy physique, reliable bike, and average terrain.

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