Falmouth has many fun outdoor activities for folks of all ages. Here’s a few of our favorites to explore and enjoy during the summer months.
Grab a set of wheels and pedal your way along Falmouth’s best-known bike trail, Shining Sea Bikeway, named after lyrics from Katharine Lee Bate’s famous song, “America the Beautiful.” The 10.7 -mile bikeway extends from North Falmouth to Woods Hole, past scenic marshes, cranberry bogs and beaches. https://www.capecodbikeguide.com/shiningsea.asp – for bike rentals – visit https://www.cornercycle.com/ or bikezonecapecod.com
Book a tee time and hit the links at one of Falmouth’s public golf courses. Pros and novices alike are sure to enjoy the lush, tree-lined fairways, scenic views and well-designed layouts created by some of the most well-known course architects. For more information visit https://www.golflink.com/
Paddle your way through the shallow, calm waters of Waquoit Bay. A narrow expanse of water that leads to Washburn Island and is suited to kayakers of all levels. Falmouth has one of the longest coastlines in the state. With almost 70 miles of coastline and 14 harbors, the town provides ample opportunity for on-the water fun. Need to rent? visit – https://www.capecodkayak.com/
With 818 acres of freshwater ponds and ample access to saltwater bays, Falmouth is an ideal place to launch a paddle board. Don’t have one? No problem! Board Stiff Surf and Skate can help. https://boardstifffalmouth.com/
Trails for walking or hiking
Get back to nature with a hike along one of Falmouth’s scenic trails: Beebe Woods and Peterson Farm, Long Pond and Falmouth Town Forest, the Moraine Trail and Bourne Farm offer a variety of vistas, from quiet woods and water views to bucolic farmland. Perhaps bring your furry friend along too!