AMC Discover Cape Cod: AMC's guide to the best hiking, biking, and Paddling

Overview

Known for its spectacular coastline and more than 100 miles of bike trails, Cape Cod in Massachusetts is an ideal destination for an activity-packed outdoor vacation. This new book from the Appalachian Mountain Club describes the 50 best hiking, biking, and paddling trips in this beautiful coastal area, including many excursions within the Cape Cod National Seashore. From a short hike around Falmouth?s Long Pond and a scenic bike ride on the Cape Cod Rail Trail to a walk through Provincetown and a paddling tour ...

See more details below
Paperback (First Edition)
$15.40
BN.com price
(Save 18%)$18.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $5.02   
  • New (8) from $11.26   
  • Used (7) from $5.02   
Sending request ...

Overview

Known for its spectacular coastline and more than 100 miles of bike trails, Cape Cod in Massachusetts is an ideal destination for an activity-packed outdoor vacation. This new book from the Appalachian Mountain Club describes the 50 best hiking, biking, and paddling trips in this beautiful coastal area, including many excursions within the Cape Cod National Seashore. From a short hike around Falmouth’s Long Pond and a scenic bike ride on the Cape Cod Rail Trail to a walk through Provincetown and a paddling tour of Wellfleet's freshwater pods, this guide leads you to the most unforgettable spots on the Cape. Nature notes and historical essays give visitors a more detailed picture of the area. For short, one-hour excursions, day-long adventures, or weekend afternoons, this guidebook provides the best outdoor experiences for vacationers and residents alike.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934028179
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
  • Publication date: 5/19/2009
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 777,835
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael O’ Connor is a writer and editor for the Trustees of Reservations. Previously, he was the outdoor and recreation writer at the Boston Herald for 20 years.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Hiking Cape CodSection opener Upper Cape1. Sandwich—Shawme Crowell State Park. 2. Mashpee/Sandwich—Lowell Holly Reservation. 3. Sandwich—Murkwood. 4. Sandwich/Barnstable—Sandy Neck. 5. Falmouth—Long Pond and Goodwill Park. 6. Falmouth—Beebe Woods and Petersen Farms. Mid Cape7.Yarmouth—Yarmouth Nature Trail. 8.Dennis—Indian Lands Conservation Area. 9. Brewster—Nickerson State Park. 10. Brewster—Punkhorn Lands. Outer Cape11. Chatham—Morris Island12. Orleans—Nauset Beach 13. Eastham—National Seashore visitor center to Coast Guard Beach14.Wellfleet—Atwood-Higgins house 15.Wellfleet—Great Island. 16.Wellfleet—headquarters of the Cape Cod National Seashore.17.Truro—Pilgrim Heights. 18.Truro—North Pamet Road. 19. Provincetown—The Province Lands area 20. Provincetown—Herring Cove to Wood End Light. Town walksSection opener 1. Brewster 2. Chatham3. Wellfleet4. Provincetown Biking Cape CodSection opener Upper Cape1. Bourne—Cape Cod Canal (South Side)2. Sandwich—Shawme-Crowell State Park3. Falmouth—Shining Sea rail trail to Woods Hole4. Cotuit — Popponesset Beach, South Beach Mid Cape5.Hyannis 6. Dennis/Harwich—Cape Cod Rail Trail7. Harwich-Cape Cod Rail Trail spur to Chatham8. Brewster/Orleans—Cape Cod Rail Trail, Nickerson State Park, Nauset Beach Outer Cape9. Orleans/Eastham—Cape Cod Rail Trail10. Wellfleet—Oceanside Hollows11. Truro—Old County Road12. Truro— National Seashore13. Provincetown—Herring Cove Paddling Cape CodSection opener Upper Cape1. Falmouth/Mashpee —Waquoit Bay, Washburn Island2. Barnstable—Barnstable Harbor, Scorton CreekMid Cape3. Dennis—Swan Pond River4. Harwich—West Reservoir, Herring River 5.Brewster—Nickerson State Park ponds (Cliff, Little Cliff, Flax)Outher Cape6. Chatham—Stage Harbor/Mill Pond7. Chatham—Morris Island, Monomoy Islands8. Orleans—Little Pleasant Bay9. Eastham—Nauset Marsh10. Wellfleet—Wellfleet Harbor, Great Island11. Wellfleet— Freshwater ponds (Gull, Long, Great)12. Truro—Pamet River13. Provincetown—Provincetown Harbor, Long Point. Essays How The Cape Got Its NameWhales Endangered shorebirdsStellwagen BankStriped BassCoyotesSalt MarshesGlacial activityWaquoit Bay Estuarine ReserveNauset Beach and Cape erosionWampanoagsPilgrim landingColonial settlementFishing and farmingOld Colony railroadCape Cod Canal Backmatter Appendix ABicycle/paddling shops and outfitters Appendix BDay ferries to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Appendix CConservation and Recreation Organizations Appendix DRecommended Reading Index About the AMC

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)