Access at seashore locations
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.
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.
Did You Know?
135 acres of seasonal freshwater wetlands exist across the dune landscape of Cape Cod National Seashore's Province Lands. These wetlands which typically dry down by mid-summer, support plants, serve as breeding areas for Spadefoot and Fowler’s toads, and provide drinking water for wildlife.