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Cape Cod National Seashore Hurricane Irene Closures

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Date: September 3, 2010
Contact: Barbara Dougan, 508-246-3867

Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that all seashore beaches, bathhouses, and parking areas, seashore bike trails, and park facilities will be closed as of Friday September 3 at 9 AM due to severe weather conditions expected from Hurricane Earl. This includes Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham and Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown. Park staff will monitor conditions throughout the storm event and will provide as much assistance as possible to surrounding communities.

For updated information on seashore closings a recorded message will be available at (508) 771-2144 ext. 0.


Did You Know?

Spadefoot Toad

An abundance of sandy soil and shallow freshwater ponds for breeding make Cape Cod National Seashore an ideal landscape for Spadefoot Toads. A Threatened Species, the Seashore supports their largest known population in the Northeast. Some park roads are closed on rainy nights to protect them.