Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail

Trailhead of the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp. Gravel trail with regulation signage.
Atlantic White Cedar Swamp trailhead in Wellfleet.

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Quick Facts

Benches/Seating, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Parking - Auto, Picnic Table, Restroom - Seasonal, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Trailhead

Length: 1.2 mile loop, one hour
Location: 195 Marconi Station Road. At the stop light, turn east off Route 6 into the Marconi Station Area, South Wellfleet. Follow brown signs to the Marconi Site and White Cedar Swamp.
Pets: Pets are not allowed on the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail.
Features: This trail descends through a stunted oak and pine forest into a mature woodland, leads to a boardwalk that winds through the picturesque Atlantic White Cedar Swamp, and returns via the historic “Wireless Road” (a sand road) to the starting location.
Conditions: Moderate difficulty; some steep stairs; return route is 0.5 mile in soft sand; swamp portion of this trail is boardwalk
Restrooms: Seasonal

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Last updated: December 29, 2020