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Clapps Pond trail

Average Rating:    (4 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 1

Sandy is some spots, lots of bumps. Many trails run off main trail which circles clapps pond.
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Latitude
42.032974332441405
Longitude
-70.1806640625
Trail Directions
Route 6, sign for Clapps pond is about .5 mile from light on right hand side. Easy to spot.
Trail Length
3-4 miles
Trail Level
Trails for all skill levels
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Provincetown
   


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Review Date
May 2, 2001

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: Neil

Summary:
This is essentially a long jeep track with areas of intermittent loose sand. It is 'swale-ly', and can be lots of fun going dwon the hills. There are a few singletrack paths which offer fun riding. This connects quite nicely to the southern 1/2 of the NAtional Seashore bike path (paved). Of course the NPS would not condone off-trail riding in that area, and so there really are no good singletrack offerings for adventurous riders... : ) While riding the lovely paved paths, gloves are necessary, and eyewear is also de-rigeur. Vegetation stands at elbow height for the rider, in the areas where the paths become somewhat narrower than the usual pavement. I strongly recommend lining your tubes to fend off the catbriar which is pervasive in the vicinity of the paved paths. CARRY A PUMP and a USGS Quad is useful A lovely diversion along the paved paths can be found in the section just W of Bennett Pond towards Herring Cove Junction, in the vicinity of the pond N of the pavement.

Recommended Route:
Most appropriately ridden in conjunction w/ CCNS bike paths across ProvinceLands

Other recommended trails in the same area:
A keen eye is useful for spotting other diversions throughout the paved paths S of the dunes.



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