If you want a quiet boating destination check it out, much different feel than the Vineyard or Nantucket. Almost half the island is a nature sanctuary than has trails. We were willing to let the kids take radios and wonder were they wanted. Plenty of boating destinations nearby to explore no mater what the wind is doing.
Tucked next to Air station Cape Cod is the Mashpee Wildlife Refuges most northern trail network that leads down to the shore of Mashpee pond. The main trail is an old paved road with wide trails and single track branching off along your route. On your way to the pond the main trail passes … Continue reading Pickerel Cove – Mashpee Wildlife Refuge
It was a long winter on Cape Cod we received a pounding by winter storms and had a cold and dreary March and April. Then all of a sudden Spring! with warm days and pollen everywhere. Our whole world went from dead and brown to green in what seems like a week.
After a long winter, it seems as though everything on Cape Cod is joyful to see the sun. I stopped by Bells Neck in Harwich today and was amazed at the number of birds. Out of all of them, the best show of the day was the snowy egrets.
A walk down the railroad tracks and some bushwacking are all it takes to find the 80-year-old ruins of the West Barnstable Brick Company.
On 6A in Brewster, just east of the Cape Cod Sea Camps, is an old house with a 1/2 mile trail that leads to the ocean.
The main trail is short and steep down to Mystic lake but if you go right at the split it will bring you under Race Lane by way of an old cow tunnel.