Hiking Trails

Log stairs rise up next to a split rail fence and a large tree.

In addition to miles of beaches that provide a wonderful walking environment, there are 11 walking trails at the seashore that are open year-round.

 
 

Play It Safe!

We want you to have both a safe and enjoyable experience hiking the trails at Cape Cod. Make sure to follow these important safety tips!

Trail Safety
 

Eastham and Wellfleet Trails

  • A bee flies up to a bright flower on a hill.

    Fort Hill

    Love nature? The perfect place to look for birds, or just enjoy the view!

  • A boardwalk extends through low bushes into woods.

    Red Maple Swamp

    Bright colors and a unique experience on the cape.

  • A brown sign directs people down some log stairs to a path beside a pond.

    Nauset Marsh

    Amazing vistas overlook Nauset Marsh, and beautiful views of the Salt Pond.

  • A trail with a rope railing extends through a forested area. A sign is placed in front of a tree.

    Buttonbush

    Explore nature on this short trail with improvements for sight impaired visitors.

  • A picnic bench and barbecue grill sit in front of an open-sided wooden shelter

    Doane

    A great place for a picnic lunch and a short stroll!

  • A board walk extends straight out into a light colored wooded area.

    Atlantic White Cedar Swamp

    Pass through a stunted oak and pine forest to stroll through a the picturesque Atlantic White Cedar Swamp.

  • A beach stretches out from an overlook with pine trees.

    Great Island

    Over 8 miles of trails with woods, marshes and beaches.

 

Truro and Provincetown Trails

  • A brilliant sunrise from a vista looking down on a beach.

    Pamet Area Trails

    Take in a sunrise from Bearberry Hill, stroll on the beach, or learn about a historic cranberry bog.

  • A dirt trail extends into a forest.

    Small's Swamp

    An easy trail through land that was once used for farming.

  • A yellow and black inseft sits on a blue flower.

    Pilgrim Spring

    The location where the Pilgrims first tasted the water of the new world.

  • Lilies float on the dark surface of a pond.

    Beech Forest

    Beautiful forests and serene ponds greet you with birdsong.

 

Bicycle Trails

Looking to go by bike? We have trails designed with you in mind!

Cape Cod Bike Trails
 
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    Last updated: April 11, 2021

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