Enjoy views of salt marshes, Wellfleet Harbor and Cape Cod Bay! This trail follows sandy stretches between the elevated heights of Great Island and Great Beach Hill. Its higher elevations highlight spectacular vistas. Part of this trail leads to a historic Wellfleet Tavern site (no remains visible but you can read about it here). A picnic area is adjacent to parking area. Go at the end of the day and you might see people oystering when you look over the cliffs. This trail belongs to the National Park Service.
Length: 3.9-8.8 miles round trip (3.9 for tavern loop round trip to parking area; 8.8 for round trip to Jeremy Point overlook including tavern loop.)
Leashed pets are allowed in designated areas on Great Island Trail.
Location: From Route 6, follow green signs to Wellfleet Center; turn left onto East Commercial Street (follow signs to Wellfleet Harbor); continue along the shoreline from town pier via Chequessett Neck Road to the Great Island parking area. (Keep water view on left after leaving Route 6.)