Shining Sea Bikeway Ride

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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
9:00am - 2:45pm
Shining Sea Bikeway - North Falmouth Lot
Shining Sea Bikeway - North Falmouth Lot
Depot Rd.
Falmouth, MA 02556
Latitude: 41.647982
Longitude: -70.613854

Join the Appalachian Mountain Club to enjoy the beauty of the Shining Sea Bikeway!

The Shining Sea Bikeway hugs the coast from Falmouth to Woods Hole and then beyond to North Falmouth, winding along the Vineyard Sound shoreline. Ideal for casual and beginner cyclists, it was built on a former railroad right-of-way. The paved path is level for nearly its entire 10.7-mile distance with only a slight grade in certain spots. Lined with familiar Cape Cod flower and tree species, it makes for a wonderful ride from Falmouth to scenic Woods Hole. Following the Old Colony rail line, the newer extension passes through Sippewissett Marsh, by cranberry bogs and overlooks Chapaquoit Beach. The route winds along the coastline and crisscrosses the Salt Pond Bird Sanctuary.

This round-trip ride will be 21.4 miles. We will be cycling at a leisurely pace to take in the views and nature sightings. Plan to stop in Woods Hole at the halfway point for coffee/snack/lunch. There are decent options for food in Woods Hole.

Registration is required for this event. Meet in the North

Cost: Free

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Category: Appalachian Mountain Club
Hosted By: Appalachian Mountain Club
Free Event
Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride cyclist on Shining Sea Bikeway in Falmouth
The Shining Sea Bikeway in Falmouth will take you past Great Sippewissett Marsh, one of Buzzards Bay’s most spectacular natural scenes.

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