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Beech Forest

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Address: Provincetown, MA

This reserve is a primary birdwatching region on Cape Cod.

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My boyfriend and I went here to see what the trails were like inside. They are very buggy! Make sure you have bug spray! We only walked a little bit since we were tired!

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Brie V
Vernon, New Jersey
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Vernon, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

My boyfriend and I went here to see what the trails were like inside. They are very buggy! Make sure you have bug spray! We only walked a little bit since we were tired!

Thank Brie V
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We biked through the Beech forest (although we mostly was oaks) and it was a thorough pleasure. Highly recommend.

Thank Shirley D
Truro, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Just one of the most peaceful places a short distance from the craziness of Ptown. Located in the National Seashore (thank you JFK) it offers lovely walking trails as well as an extensive bike trail as well. Enjoy the calmness and tranquility

Thank mi666go
Home Usa
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85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The paved path through this otherwise pristine area makes it a pleasure to experience either walking or on a bicycle. Pleasurably uncrowded even on holiday weekends.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Leamington, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

amazing trail through the dunes and forest. do the whole trail around the tip and end up at the top of P-town

Thank HOWARD17
Orleans, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I love this trail! It's a little hilly. The terrain is diverse and it's especially beautiful in autumn!

Thank aelindy
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a beautifully scenic, paved path that is designed for walking or biking. I definitely recommend it!

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This has always been one of my stops on my trips to Ptown. When my son was younger and we needed a point of interest to spend some time at this was one of the spots. There is a pond there with some picnic tables and a one mile easy hike. Having bathrooms there was great. No fee parking allows... More 

Thank Diana P
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Rent a bike and pedal to the Beech Forest! It is very relaxing for couples or the whole family. Bring something to eat and have a picnic! Yey!

Thank kathra2016
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This oasis of nature is just outside of town, and very pleasant for walking around the pond, or bicycling thru the Provinceland bike trails. Do use protection from insects including ticks!

Thank jeans138

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