The Little-Known Beach In Massachusetts You Can Only Reach By Hiking This 2-Mile Trail

Unless you’re a local or have vacationed on the outer Cape for many years, you may not have heard about Great Island. It is connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of land known as “The Gut,” with the Wellfleet Habor on one side and the Cape Cod Bay on the Other. This island is home to a little-known beach in Massachusetts and is worth getting to with a bit of hiking.


Have you hiked to this little-known beach in Massachusetts? If so, let us know in the comments! To learn more about the trail and to see what other hikers have to say, visit AllTrails. You can also find additional Great Island hikes on the site.

The Bay State is filled with magnificent hidden gems like the World’s End in Hingham. Located on a peninsula, you’ll find hiking trails, a beach, and some of the most spectacular views of Boston. 

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Address: Great Island, Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA