Access at seashore locations
The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. 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?
Kettle pond surface water levels are controlled by local groundwater levels. Around Cape Cod National Seashore ponds, these levels range from six to nine feet above average sea level. The bottoms of all the kettle ponds are below sea level.