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2019 Fall Gathering Hike From Ryder Beach Truro to Newcomb Hollow Beach Wellfleet

Date and Time

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location

Truro, MA,
Massachusetts, Cape Cod,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

This activity is part of the 2019 AMC Fall Gathering and is open to registered participants of that event-if you wish to participate in this activity, please register for the Fall Gathering at www.outdoors.org/fallgathering. If you are unfamiliar with Cape Cod, this is your opportunity to travel to the outer Cape and hike from Cape Cod Bay to Newcomb Hollow Beach on the National Seashore. It will take a little over an hour to drive to the hike. We will then need to take a few minutes to spot cars on either end of the hike. The 5 plus mile hike will take you on dirt roads, railroad beds, paved streets and wooded trails. Along the way you will see portions of the Old Kings Highway, the Hamburger home, examples of "Bauhaus School architecture and lots of flora and fauna. "Bauhaus school" is the "Modernist" architectural movement, started in Germany 1919. "100 Anniversary" of the Bauhaus School this year. There is a Bauhaus school in Chicago, ongoing in US since 1937, We will stop at Snow Pond for a lunch break. Newcomb Hollow Beach is the site of the fatal white shark attack last summer. At the conclusion of the hike, we will need to shuttle drivers to their cars at hike start. On your way back to Camp Burgess you may want to make a stop at the visitor's center at the National Seashore. Participants need sturdy footwear, water, bagged lunch and hiking poles optional. This activity is part of the 2019 AMC Fall Gathering and is open to registered participants of that event-if you wish to participate in this activity, please register for the Fall Gathering at www.outdoors.org/fallgathering.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Related Link(s):

AMC Fall Gathering Website

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Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Southeastern Massachusetts

Status

Open

Difficulty

moderate wooded trails, rail beds, some pavemnt.

Audience

Adults (18+)


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