Beech Forest Trail

Entrance to the Beech Forest trail. Boardwalk enters the forest. Brown entrance sign.
Entrance to the Beech Forest Trail.

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Quick Facts
175 Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA

Benches/Seating, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Picnic Table, Restroom - Seasonal, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Trailhead

Length: 1 mile loop, (pond loop 0.75 mile, extension loop 0.25 mile), one hour.
Location: 175 Race Point Road. Turn right off Route 6 at traffic light onto Race Point Road. Proceed approximately 0.5 mile to the Beech Forest parking area on left.
Features: Journey into the heart of a picturesque beech forest, and enjoy great bird watching opportunities, especially in spring and fall. It skirts the shallow Beech Forest Pond.
Conditions: Easy; extension loop has steep log steps; some soft sand; picnic area and seasonal restrooms at trailhead; Province Lands bicycle trail can be accessed from parking area. Please don't feed the wildlife, including the birds. This can damage the natural balance, and is against the law.

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Last updated: December 29, 2020