3.2 miles
321 ft
-290 ft
235 ft
High Point

The route crosses Ridgeway Trail, which is hiking-only. Do not attempt to ride on Ridgeway Trail.

A sporadically marked segment of the Cape Cod Pathways through Maple Swamp Conservation Area. This segment traverses numerous large hills, and parallels the power lines for most of its length. The moderate terrain offers a challenge for trail users.

Detailed Description
Cape Cod Pathways Maple Swamp is a 3 mile popular intermediate route located near Sandwich Massachusetts. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 321 ft with a max elevation of 235 ft then descends -290 ft.
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Trails in Route


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • AKA
    CC Pathways, Cross Swamp Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Cape Cod Pathways Maple Swamp mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    52 min 19 sec
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    108 ft
  • Altitude start
    154 ft
  • Altitude end
    184 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,162 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Primal Scream
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Jan 30, 2024
Cut n cleared w/ Bob E
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ass8mng that waters have receeded reporter
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Oct 2, 2023 @ 2:13am
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Jul 23, 2023 @ 6:32am
Jul 23, 2023
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