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Cape Cod Canal, Bourne

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Take a boat ride down Cape Cod Canal, or use the waterside paths for recreational activities. First used in 1914, the canal connects two bays to the north and south of the peninsula, while two highway bridges and a railroad bridge link the Cape with the mainland. Whales and dolphins occasionally pass through this artificial waterway, while locals use the paved walkways on either side for strolls, cycling, jogging, and fishing. Stop in the visitor center for more information on the canal's history and natural surroundings. Extend your visit with hikes or camping at the nearby state reserve. A visit to Cape Cod Canal represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bourne trip itinerary planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Great walk by the canal. Beautiful weather made it even better. Great to sit by the water and watch the boats pass by and other activity. 
    Great walk by the canal. Beautiful weather made it even better. Great to sit by the water and watch the boats pass by and other activity.  more »
  • The canal is a pretty setting for a walk, run, or cycle ride, and there are trails on both sides of it. I'm sure it is also nice if you could have a boat on it. There are a few restaurants and... 
    The canal is a pretty setting for a walk, run, or cycle ride, and there are trails on both sides of it. I'm sure it is also nice if you could have a boat on it. There are a few restaurants and...  more »
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  • Came here as a kid, fishing and skipping stones with my family.

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