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Head of the Meadow Trail

High Head Road, Truro, MA
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Beautiful wildlife, needs re-surfacing

We really enjoyed biking through here, there are lots of birds to be seen, but we probably should... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LolaBarr
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New York City, New York
Awful pavement

Bike path needs to be updated, it's very bumpy, there is a lot of insects flying around in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marherman
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Howard Beach, New York
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“great beach” (5 reviews)
“dirt road” (2 reviews)
“mile walk” (2 reviews)
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High Head Road, Truro, MA
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed biking through here, there are lots of birds to be seen, but we probably should have just walked it, as the trail is quite bumpy (although the fact that it was paved at all is appreciated).

Thank LolaBarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bike path needs to be updated, it's very bumpy, there is a lot of insects flying around in the middle of summer so wear lots of repellent.

Thank Marherman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been walking the tarred bike path for over 12 years and it has not been kept up. Furthermore, as of 2 years ago, the tics and now deer flies have taken over the trail. Hard to walk it but if on a bike, you...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is in dire need of resurfacing. It is very bumpy and has been taken over by the adjacent meadow in some spots. NPS has removed less dangerous roadways from its unigrid maps in places like Death Valley. This one should be removed from its...More

Thank Roxxma
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very quiet beach in the afternoon, so you can bring your dogs on a leash and there was barely anyone here and we had a lot of fun. I didnt let my dog run free because there was a lot of seals in the water...More

Thank maggiemarlajack
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The bike path at Head of the Meadow is wonderful to ride, especially in the mornings. However it has developed many cracks and bumps from tree roots over the years and needs to be resurfaced. I hear that this may happen next year!

Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stopped later in the afternoon and it was pretty much deserted. Parked right at the beach and walked over. Very wide beach and there was water coming in with the tide, creating an inner and outer beach. Waded across the incoming water to the...More

Thank las0880
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

2 mile walk with no shade on a warm summer day. Great beach at the end of the trail. Will go back to this gorgeous beach when we can drive. Be sure to bring water when walking in the heat.

Thank mil421
Reviewed 25 June 2016

There is a small parking lot on a dirt road at High Head Road. From here it's a 10 minute walk on a sandy trail, through beautiful dunes, to the beach. I didn't see another soul both mornings I went. Heard plenty of birds. When...More

1  Thank wrenworks
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Head of the Meadow Trail is beautiful but is High Head that is Gorgeous! At the north end of Head of the Meadow trail there is a small parking area. Instead of heading south onto the trail, go due east on the access road to...More

1  Thank steve f
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