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Long Walk Around Long Pond – Slideshow

Long Pond walk
Brian Tarcy
Written by Brian Tarcy



FALMOUTH – Walking the 3.5-mile service road that goes around Long Pond is an up and down stairmaster-like reminder that Cape Cod was formed by glaciers. And that’s not the only reason this was such an interesting trek.

Long Pond, of course, is the main source of drinking water in Falmouth. Falmouth is a pretty big town so it helps that Long Pond is, well, so long. A long pond means a long walk.

With all of that to contemplate, we were thrilled to see some colorful foliage to distract us from our sore muscles on some of the steep hills.

While it was a little early for peak foliage season, we saw the beginnings of what is sure to be a spectacular show.

 

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About the author

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His most recent book is, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face. For more information see Briantarcy.com, Almostbook.com, and Whatzgonnahappen.com (NFL Picks).

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