Cape Cod Pathways
Explore a Capewide network of walking trails. Endless opportunities to explore kayaking, fishing, nature walks etc. View a map of Cape Cod Walking Trails on Google Maps.
Centerville Walking Tour
Centerville’s Main Street is a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places and is a remarkably intact representation of a 19th century Cape Cod village center. Learn of the people and families who built on Main Street and the rich architectural legacy they left, which largely endures to this day.
Kennedy Legacy Trail
The Kennedy Legacy Trail is a self-guided walking tour of sites in downtown Hyannis, Cape Cod that are significant to the Kennedy family. At each of the 10 sites, an informational sign, and links to video and audio information, uncovers stories & history about the Kennedys on Cape Cod. The entire walking trail is 1.6 miles long and may be visited in any order. Brochures with a map the sites can be downloaded from the website. They are also available at the JFK Museum on Main Street.
Map of the Seven Villages
This map includes all seven villages, downtown Hyannis, Main Street Barnstable Village, and the Kennedy Legacy Trail.
Maritime Hyannis Walking Tour
An historical walk along Pleasant Street starting from the Hyannis Transportation Center ...follow to the harbor front and ferries.
Pleasant Street was often referred to as Sea Captains Row. This map shares some of the history along the street.
Sandy Neck Beach trails
SNB is a six-mile long coastal barrier beach featuring hiking trails along the shoreline and salt marsh, offering spectacular views and memories. Immerse yourself in a living museum and catch sign of toads, turtles and other wildlife. Available activities include hiking, surfing, kayaking, fishing, and camping, as well as the Sandy Neck Beach Halfway House
Walkway to the Sea
In the heart of Hyannis HyArts Cultural District you can stroll along the Walkway -to-the-Sea which takes visitors from Hyannis Harbor to the Village Green and Hyannis Main Street to enjoy the shops, restaurants and even old time carousel! In the District there are various public art pieces in the downtown and waterfront areas of Hyannis.
A few hundred yards off Main Street is the grandeur of the ocean, the source of so much of Cape Cod's past and present prosperity. The wave-patterned brick path winds from Main Street at the Village Green all the way down to Bismore Park on Ocean St. and the Hyannis Harbor.
At Aselton Park (corner of South and Ocean Streets) are colorful art installations of lobste buoys. (April-November). Aselton Park hosts free musical and theatrical performances during the summer months. Enjoy the view, soft grass and space to sit and reflect. Past Aselto, the walkway ends at Bismore Park where you will see and the famous Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties. Juried artists and artisans rent these seaside studios as both work space and selling arenas. (May-October)
Upcoming events in Walks
Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail - Free and Open Daily
October 21, 2017 8:00 am
Daily. Free. Year Round.
Take a walk through history. The Kennedy Legacy Trail is a self-guided walking tour of sites in downtown Hyannis, Cape Cod that are significant to the Kennedy family. At each of the 10 sites, an informational sign, and links to video and audio information uncovers stories and history about the Kennedy’s on Cape Cod. The entire walking trail is 1.6 miles long and may be visited in any order. Brochures with a map of the sites can be downloaded at http://www.kennedylegacytrail.com
Location: 302 Main Street, Hyannis, Ma.
Barnstable Village self guided walking tour daily
October 21, 2017 12:00 pm
A self guided walking tour in historic Barnstable Village.
Trace history as you stroll through the self-guided tour, and experience the rich historical heritage of this area on the Old King’s Highway. Walk from the Barnstable House, just beyond Rendezvous Lane to the Unitarian Church and cemeteries, start at any point on the map and follow in either direction. It traces the evolution of the area, hopefully creating a picture of what life was like here in its early history.
Free maps are available at Cape Cod Art Association, area Barnstable Village businesses and online.
Location: Barnstable Village Rt. 6A