• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham is reopened

    The July 7 temporary closure is no longer in effect. The visitor center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM daily.

  • 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.

Cape Cod National Seashore: Natural and Cultural Treasures

Find unique opportunities for your students to experience America's natural and cultural treasures: beaches, dunes, salt marshes, ponds, coastal forests, wildlife, Pilgrims, cranberries, lighthouses and cultural stories. Use our Parks as Classrooms materials with your students to investigate the health of our coastal ecosystems and experience the richness of Cape Cod's history.

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