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    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail

    Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.

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Park Headquarters: 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Phone: (508) 771 - 2144 Fax: (508) 349 9052

E-mail: e-mail us

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Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham phone: (508) 255 3421

Province Lands Visitor Center, Provincetown phone: (508) 487 1256

Did You Know?

vernal pond

The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.