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Newcomb Hollow Ponds Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wellfleet, Massachusetts that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 6.3 mi Elevation gain 446 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Lake

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

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The starting point is the Newcomb Hollow Beach parking lot, which requires a beach sticker in the summer months. The trail goes between Gull Pond and Higgins Pond across the "sluceway".

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Lauren Bateman
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This is absolutely horrible. Nothing is marked. We followed the app the entire time which let us onto private property and we got yelled at for trespassing. So apparently this is not a loop trail because you need to tresspass to do so. Whoever maintains these maps should update this listing. We ended up wading through water just to get back to the beginning after the older gentleman allowed us to trespass on his property.

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Rich Chmielinski
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Unmarked trail is difficult to follow and easy to get lost, however the pristine fresh water kettle ponds are secluded, tranquil, undeveloped, gorgeous, warm water, sandy entrances, and beg to be swam in!! Some ponds (larger ones) are cleaner than others, beware of snap turtles & earaches tho!!

Saundy Cohen
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This trail is practically non existent. Using gps we finally arrived between the two ponds only to find high water and we decided not to take boots and socks off to wade through. I do not recommend this trail.

Qui2 B
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First to Review

This is an easy trail - easy to follow. Has some wooded areas, and beautiful water views.

Jonathan Deitch
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Sydney Berkman
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Henry Lyon
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Maia Ward
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Nat Boughton
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Leslie McCowan
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Steve Simon
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Peter A.
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Peter A.
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Marc Mahoney
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Austin Sloane
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Sarah Linden
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Geoff Bock
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Brian Fox
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Elizabeth M. Branca
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Jay Gainsboro
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Henry Marc
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Marc Mahoney
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Alexis Stevens
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Marc Mahoney
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Jessica Mclaughlin
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Jeremy Rogers
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