• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • 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 »

Curriculum Materials

The National Park Service has prepared a series of lesson plans which cover a variety of topics useful in the classroom and on site at Cape Cod National Seashore. These plans provide background information, student reading materials, and on site and off site activities. Groups visiting Cape Cod National Seashore for any time period, ranging from a day to a week will find these materials useful.

Climate Challenge Lessons

History Keepers

Marine Debris Survey

Erosion... Harmful or Helpful?

The Mayflower landed here.

Recycle... we have an alternative.

Marconi: "Beyond the Horizon"

Penniman House: A Whaling Story

Captain Edward Penniman: the house and family in photographs

Did You Know?

Three Sisters Lighthouses, Eastham

Because of coastal erosion of 3 feet a year, the sea has threatened historical landmarks over the years. A few examples of those moved back from the edge include the Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, the Three Sisters, Nauset, and Highland Lights, and the French Cable Hut.