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 »
Cell Phone Interpretation Program at Cape Cod National Seashore
The national seashore's cell phone interpretation program provides 24/7 access to some of the park's most compelling stories and resources. Look for "Dial and Discover" signs at various seashore locations. Some stops have QR codes and web links for smartphone users. Visitors with hearing or mobility difficulties can pick up a printed script at the visitor centers. The cell phone tour program is provided by Eastern National, operating stores with books, maps, games, apparel and other interpretive items in both national seashore visitor centers.
Dial (508) 718 - 6054
Stop 1) Province Lands Visitor Center, off Race Point Road, Provincetown, observation deck Topic: virtual tour from the observation deck
Stop 2) Salt Pond Visitor Center, on the rear terrace Topic: the historic hay barge
Stop 3) Fort Hill, off Route 6, Eastham, at the upper parking lot Topic: Fort Hill history and resources
Stop 4) Marconi Station Site, off Route 6, Wellfleet Topic: the birth of global, wireless communiction
Stop 5) Coast Guard Beach, Eastham Topic: seals
Stop 6) Coast Guard Beach, Eastham Topic: shipwrecks
Stop 7) Nauset Light, Eastham Topic: Nauset Light
Stop 8) Southern tip of Coast Guard Beach, Eastham Topic: shorebird protection
Did You Know?
The Pamet Cranberry Bog in Truro was once an operating commercial bog. Workers, some of whom in later years were of Cape Verdean descent, maintained and harvested the bog from the 1880s until 1961.