Brewster Bicycle Routes
Paines Creek Beach Bicycle Route
USGS Map: Harwich
Parking: Nickerson State Park main parking lot on Route 6A.
1.5 West on rail trail to Thad Ellis Road. No road sign.
Signs to art gallery, right, and Reefs Cafe, left.
1.7 North to Main Street (Route 6A) at Foster Square.
WALK across Main Street to north side.
2.0 West on Main Street to Foster Road. (Ride carefully;
this is Route 6A which is narrow and has heavy traffic.)
2.6 Northwest on Foster Road to Point of Rocks Road and
to visit a small, secluded beach.
3.3 Southwest on Point of Rocks Road to Main Street.
3.9 West on Main Street to Lower Road, past Brewster
Store. (A side trip to the bay on Breakwater Road
is worth a visit; adds about a half-mile)
5.4 West on Lower Road to Paines Creek Road.
5.9 North on Paines Creek Road to beach.
6.5 Reverse to Route 6A.
WALK carefully across Route 6A.
7.0 South on Paines Creek Road to Stony Brook Road.
7.6 Northeast on Stony Brook Road to Route 6A.
7.7 East on Route 6A to Tubman Road.
10.7 East on Tubman Road to Route 137.
10.8 East on Route 137 to rail trail.
13.4 East on rail trail to parking lot at Nickerson Park.
The ride may be done in reverse from above, clockwise from Route 137,
rejoining the rail trail at Thad Ellis Road.