Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21.
Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path in advance of the summer season.
Storm damage, construction affecting access at seashore locations; reduction in programming
Due to erosion, there is no beach access at Nauset Light and Marconi beaches. Access at the Marconi Site is limited. Parts of the Nauset Marsh and Red Maple Swamp trails are closed. Nauset Bike Trail construction is underway. More »
Cape Cod National Seashore Hurricane Irene Closures
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?
Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.