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Small Swamp Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near North Truro, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length0.7 miElevation gain65 ftRoute typeLoop
Kid friendlyNature tripsWalkingBird watchingRunningWildlifeFeeNo dogs
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Cape Cod National Seashore charges a fee to enter. Fees are $25 per vehicle or $15 per motorcycle. If you are entering on foot or bike the fee is $15 per person. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $60. Similar to Pilgrim Spring Trail, this one takes the casual hiker down into an old glacial "kettle" which was formed when an old lake had slowly filled in; today it is a wetland teeming with birds [ boardwalk]. Back in the mid-1800s, a man named Thomas Small had his farmstead here.

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Jeff Conklin
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Mike Francis
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Quick loop with several hills and some nice vistas of the salt marsh.

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Cheryl Lynne Oropal
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A wee bit more strenuous than its shorter cousin, the Pilgrim Spring Trail, this one takes you deeper into the pitch pine, bayberry, and blackjack oak forests of native Cape Cod. Bug spray recommended in summer months from June through early October, I prefer eucalyptus spray [ available at Walmart or Kmart, etc.] instead of that nasty Deet junk. It works just as well.

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G Beaton
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Susan Quinn
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Edward Rowan
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Bob Mazaika
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Bob Mazaika
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Jack McCowan
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Sari Germanos
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Chad Irish
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Den Bell
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