Great Island Trail Takes You To Some Of The Best Coastal Views In Massachusetts

One of the best parts about living in the Bay State is that the coast is right in our backyard. While there are many trails with unforgettable views in Massachusetts, Great Island Trail in Wellfleet takes you straight to the most other-worldly ocean views on the Cape. This trail is moderate, but at the end of it all, you’ll be rewarded with a serene beach. Take Great Island Trail through the dense pines and find yourself at Great Beach Hill, where you will emerge to see incredible vista views. Get your hiking boots on and get ready to dip your toes in the sand at the end of this outstanding hike in Wellfleet on Cape Cod.

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