Cape Cod Rail Trail


3488 Main St., Brewster, MA 02631
Wheelchair Accessible
Dogs Allowed

Details   of Cape Cod Rail Trail

Overview   of Cape Cod Rail Trail

Ride, walk or run through 6 Cape Cod towns as you follow the Cape Cod Rail Trail. There’s plenty to see along the 25-mile trail and state and national parks to visit as you please.

Hours   for Cape Cod Rail Trail

Sunrise to sunset

Parking   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

Parking at Nickerson State Park charged Memorial Day through October 31

MA resident  $5

Non-MA resident  $20

Free parking for trail users is available at:

  • Trailhead at Stations Avenue, South Yarmouth

  • Trailhead at Route 134 in South Dennis
  • Headwaters Drive in Harwich
  • Route 137 in Brewster
  • Orleans Center
  • Cape Cod National Seashore at the Salt Pond Visitors Center in Eastham (1/2 mile from the Locust Road intersection with the trail)
  • National Seashore at Marconi Area
  • Trailhead at LeCount Hollow Road in South Wellfleet

Activities   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • Biking

    Enjoy scenic views along the 26 mile paved trail with bikes, roller blades, and more.

All Activities   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • Running and walking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cross-country skiing

Facilities   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • Bike rentals
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic viewing area

Accessibility   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • Accessible bike paths
    • Available hand-cycles 

Restrictions   at Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • No alcohol
  • No littering

More info   for Cape Cod Rail Trail

Trail etiquette

  • Be courteous of other path users.
  • Keep right unless passing.
  • Stop at all stop signs.
  • Trail is open dawn to dusk. If you have appropriate lights, ride at your on risk.
  • Give a clear and audible signal before passing and pass only when it's safe to.
  • Travel at a 15MPH speed limit.
  • Wear protective headgear. This is required by law for children 16 years and younger, but recommended for all.
  • Respect private property next to the trail. 
  • Carry in, carry out all trash and belongings.

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