Great Island Trail, Wellfleet

4.6
#3 of 10 in Parks in Wellfleet
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Cape Code is arguably not a famous hiking destination, but it offers a very special hiking experience. I walked Great Island Trail barefoot and I loved it. In late September the trail was not...  more »
  • We went straight for the hill and the beach, and it was a nice 2 hr hike (about an hour each way). The views are spectacular and varied. Any beach walk in Wellfleet is going to be amazing, but this...  more »
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  • Good hike, but be aware of the tide as the paths will wash out at high tide and you can become cut off. Dog-friendly - keep your dog on leash in designated areas though! There were a ton of seals scoping out our puppy and trying to decide if they could make a meal of him, so make if that what you will.
  • The Great Island Trail in Wellfleet is one of those magical places along Cape Cod Bay, balancing between land and sea; you will walk in a pine forest one moment and see algae on the trail the next moment. Definitely one of the best places for hiking in New England, and a must for those who like solitude.

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