Biking at Cape Cod National Seashore
Biking is a favorite activity of many visitors to Cape Cod National Seashore. Bike racks are provided at the seashore's public facilities. There are three bike trails in the seashore: Nauset in Eastham, Head of the Meadow in Truro, and Province Lands in Provincetown. In addition, the Cape Cod Rail Trail, maintained by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, runs 26 miles between the towns of Dennis and Wellfleet.Bikes are allowed on the three designated national seashore bike trails, on paved roads and parking areas, and on unpaved roadways (fire roads). They are not permitted on trails or on beaches.
Quick Bike Trail Facts - trail distance, condition, difficulty
Be advised: Head of the Meadow trail has not been rehabilitated and is very bumpy.
FLYOVER VIDEOS OF BICYCLE TRAILS - These Google Earth flyover videos show the terrain and challenging portions of each bicycle trail at Cape Cod National Seashore. Included are: Moors Road;Province Lands Bicycle Trail and three spurs: Herring Cove Beach, Race Point Beach and Bennett Pond;Nauset Bicycle Trail;and Head of the Meadow Bicycle Trail.
VIRTUAL TOUR VIDEOS OF BICYCLE TRAILS - These videos provide handlebar views of the most challenging parts of the Province Lands and Nauset Bicycle Trails. Take a virtual tour of each hill through Google Earth, then take to the trail and ride it to see and experience each twist and turn.
Bicycle Safety Awareness information - practical safety tips, gear, rules of the road, hazards, and more
SUMMER BIKE SHUTTLE
Link to bike shuttle page on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority website.