Don’t Miss Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod

Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod
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This fall, enjoy some of the great scenic areas in New England like the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod. The Outer Beach of Cape Cod is one of the great scenic areas that is truly unique to the area and will make your vacation incredibly special! When you are looking to enjoy the White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod, make sure to book a stay with Chatham Gables.

The Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod is full of white cedar trees with a swamp that has grown for the last 5,000 years. This ecosystem is a wonderful experience for everyone and must be enjoyed when visiting Cape Cod!

Head through this scenic area on a one-mile boardwalk that goes through the swamp. It’s well worth your time and is great for the family to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Head out in the early morning or early evening for a unique and special experience.

The area is unique because it has created itself over many years and did not exist as soon as 1850. The layers of peat that have been recycled for years in the swamp are over 24 feet deep. Making this a truly special area that is one of the most unique areas in all of New England. The area is located in Wellfleet, Massachusetts in Cape Cod. When hiking the trail, make sure to have good walking shoes, bug spray and water as you will want to enjoy the outdoors in peace. Even in fall, the bugs can come out when walking through the swamp!

The loop is mostly shaded so it may be cool through the fall. The area is the former home of Camp Wellfleet, a U.S. Army Base. Throughout the trail, there are markers listing the different plants and you will be able to hear a lot of the birds along with seeing the fauna and flora.

Just across the parking lot is the Marconi Station site which is where Morse code messages were transmitted from the United States to England in 1903 as the first trans-Atlantic communications. The Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod area is one of the best areas and this is a great trail that you should definitely take the family on!

When looking to visit great attractions like the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Cape Cod, make sure to book a stay at Chatham Gables Inn. Our historic B&B is perfect for travelers who are looking to relax and enjoy the luxuries of home while away from home here in Cape Cod. Each of our rooms is decorated in a crisp Cape Cod style and our comfortable beds are topped with comfy sheets. Each morning enjoy a delicious breakfast and then be on your way to enjoy the sights of Cape Cod. Contact us today and book a room for your next stay in Cape Cod. You will not find a better place to relax than the Chatham Gables Inn.

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