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.
Spruce Hill, A Hidden Beach On The Bay.
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.
Danforth Trail, A Cow Tunnel on the way to the lake.
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.
Maple Swamp, High Highs and Low Lows
Maple Swamp Conservation is 770 acres of land in Sandwich off the Service Road. It has some of the tallest and steepest hills on Cape Cod which then give great views out over the Bay.
Eddy Bay Trail, Cape Cod Bay from on High
The parking area is only a fews spots on the side of the road in Brewster but the trail brings you past a stone foundation form the 1870s, holly groves, and tall pines to one of the best views of Cape Cod Bay.
Eagle Point, the best view in the “Punks”
The Punkhorn Parklands in Brewster have many interesting walks but Eagle point has some of the best views.
Hyannis Ponds, a Hideaway in Hyannis
Find yourself stuck in the middle of Hyannis looking to go for a lunch run, with solitude, check out Hyannis ponds. It's a Large patch of land sandwiched between Mary Dunn Rd, Rt 6, Willow St, and the Airport.
Strong Island, 75 acres in the middle of Pleasant Bay.
In the middle of Pleasant Bay there is a 75 acer island with trails, beaches and marsh creaks to explore.
Rolling hills on Cape Cod, Seabury Farm Conservation Area
Seabury Farm Conservation is a large plot of land that is mainly open rolling hills in Barnstable. It's a great spot to bring the kids or dog when you need to run the energy out of them. There is a small parking lot directly off 6A between B.W.B. and the train bridge that crosses over 6A, the … Continue reading Rolling hills on Cape Cod, Seabury Farm Conservation Area
Indian Lands Conservation allows you to walk Bass River
Growing up my friend's and I would jump off the railroad bridge just off the mid-Cape highway by exit 9. On hot summer days, we would park at the abandoned rest area and jump until a state cop kicked us out. I always wonder how people would come in from the south and finally figured it out, … Continue reading Indian Lands Conservation allows you to walk Bass River