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"COULSON HALF CAPE”, TRURO
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Description:     Hike the eastern half of Ken Coulson’s “Bay to Shore” from Pathways Walking Weekend.  This is a hilly walk.

Place to Meet:  Meet at Rose Road and Slough Pond Rd, Truro

Driving/Parking Directions:  Heading toward Provincetown, take right off Route 6 onto Rose Road just past “Entering Truro” sign. Park on right side of road before Collins Road


Start: (note: underlined words have links to pictures)

  • From Rose Rd, head east on Slough Pond Rd, passing under 2 sets of power lines

  • Cross Old Kings Highway and continue straight
  • Turn RIGHT on Mitre Road heading east, continue out to dune cliff
  • Turn LEFT heading north to end of sand trail (passing one left turn). At end turn LEFT heading west, passing by first RIGHT turn
  • At former fire road 4-way, go LEFT passing by a path to the LEFT
  • Continue in a general southerly direction.  Bear RIGHT at first Y, turning LEFT at first T
  • Head uphill to pavement, turning RIGHT onto Mitre Road
  • In about 20 feet turn LEFT at path which drops off from road, then up a small hillock

  • Go over and down a hill bearing RIGHT at the loop path to Old Kings Highway  (Going left here brings you to Round Pond and Slough Road)

#33 Revised 2/14/2012