Cape Cod RV Vacation, Upper Cape Cod Hiking, Biking, Beach
A Cape Cod RV vacation offers Hiking, Biking, and Camping on Upper Cape Cod at campsites both State and private. One of the best is Shawme-Crowell State Forest in Sandwich Upper Cape Cod.
Shawme Crowell State Forest offers bike trails within the park and many others in the area, especially along the nearby Cape Cod Canal.
Shawme Crowell has a good location at the beginning of Cape Cod at Sandwich the museum town: lots of history, nature preserves, and exquisite antique buildings, including the Hoxie House, the oldest house on Cape Cod.
The RV and Tent park Shawme Crowell accommodates tenters and RV campers with a dump station and water. (Recycling station)
No Hookups. Many miles of bike and walking trails are within the park and a short drive or bike ride away, you find the Cape Cod Canal with its nearly 14-miles of flat, paved trails that run beside the canal.
Cape Cod RV Vacation Camping at Upper Cape Cod, Hiking,Biking, and Beach:
Within a few miles of Shawme Crowell State Forest, you find Scusset Beach State Reservation and its campground. The fee for Shawme Crowell, $12 for residents of the State $15 for others, is applicable for parking at Scusset Beach.
This is a cold water beach. Beside the beach the boat action in the canal can provide some entertainment.
The canal can provide some good striper fishing from the jetty and the banks and in salt water there is no need for a license although you do need to observe length limits and bag limits.
Biking Hiking Baby Carriage Wheelchair:
On both sides of the Cape Cod Canal there are paved trails that are flat, off-road bike and walking trails suitable for wheelchair and baby carriage, and roller blade. Each side of the canal has a seven mile trail Walk over the Canal bridges and you have 14 miles of trail.
On the south side of the canal, the town of Sandwich has three salt water beaches reached by a gravel trail from the Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center and from the boardwalk. (Free Parking, Big rig parking in the overflow lot next to the lobster market)
The Cape Cod Canal Bike Trail's western end is beneath the railroad bridge and the eastern end is at the Scusset Beach State Reservation.
The longest elevating center Span bridge in the country when it was built in the mid 30s The Cape Cod Canal railroad bridge still carries a sightseeing train. Elevating center span lowers for the passage of trains. Free parking can be found at both sides of the canal beneath the bridge. Large vehicle parking on the north side of the canal railroad bridge lot in Buzzards Bay.)
The flat paved trail runs seven miles on one side of the canal and six and a half on the other. You can walk your bike over the Sagamore and Bourne bridges to bike both sides of the canal in one day, a total of about 14 miles.. The trails are wheel chair, baby carriage inline skate accessible.
Shawme Crowell State Forest's proximity to the Cape Cod Canal and the village of Sandwich puts many interesting activities within range including fishing, biking, and sightseeing at the many museums.
Just a short bike ride or drive from Shawme-Crowell State Forest you find the center of the Village of Sandwich and a treasure trove of colonial history, some elegant old buildings, and several museums. Foremost might be the Sandwich Glass Museum with its 5000 pieces of rare antique glass and its demonstrations of the glass making trade. Sandwich was once an important center of glass making where the industry prospered from the eighteen forties up to the early 1900s.(Free parking, large rig parking at the lower lot)
A Cape Cod RV Vacation at Upper Cape Cods
Shawme Crowell State Forest in Sandwich on the upper Cape, bike trails within the park others along the nearby Cape Cod Canal.
Shawme Crowell in Sandwich the museum town history, nature preserves, and the Hoxie House, the oldest house on Cape Cod.
A Cape Cod RV Vacation on Upper Cape Cod Hiking offers Biking on the Cape Cod Canal, Public Beaches, Fishing, Museums, and sightseeing.
A Cape Cod RV Vacation on Upper Cape Cod offers Hiking, Biking, museums and Public Beaches all near Shawme-Crowell State Forest Campgrounds
A Cape Cod RV Vacation on Upper Cape Cod can include Hiking, Biking, Beach, and Camping.
RV Camping on Upper Cape Cod offers both State and private campgrounds, one of the best is Shawme-Crowell State Forest in Sandwich on Upper Cape Cod.
A Cape Cod RV Vacation on Upper Cape Cod offers Hiking, Biking, Camping, Fishing and Sandy Beaches
A Cape Cod RV Vacation on Upper Cape Cod offers Biking and Fishing on Sandy Beaches, this on at the end of the cape Cod Canal bike trail, east end, in Sandwich
Fifteen large towns and many small villages make up the sandy moraine that juts into the Atlantic Ocean 60 miles south of Boston that was named by explorers in 1607 Cape Cod because of the abundant fish..
Upper Cape: Along the Cape Cod Canal, the towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Sandwich define the upper Cape
Mid Cape includes Barnstable, Hyannis, Yarmouth, and Dennis. The mid Cap is where you will find Hyannis Airport
Lower Cape includes Brewster, Harwich, Orleans and Chatham.
Outer Cape includes Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.
Cape Cod RV Vacation, RV and Tent Camping on Upper Cape Cod
List of sites in State Parks and Private Parks , a directory of Cape Cod RV and Tent Camping Parks.. Use the list above and on these pages to find Cape Cod tent sites and RV parks.
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Cape Cod Sightseeing
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