• 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    The July 7 temporary closure is no longer in effect.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.

Plan A Field Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore offers many features and services that enable groups to have fulfilling, self-directed, one-day visits. Visitor Center facilities, self-guided trails, and natural and historical features offer groups a wide range of resources to study.

Guidelines for Groups Visiting Salt Pond Visitor Center.

Click here for descriptions and a schedule of park films shown at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

Cape Cod National Seashore Field Trip Information and Internet Resources for Teachers

Did You Know?

Bog House, Truro, MA

At its peak, the Pamet Cranberry Company of Truro harvested 166 barrels of cranberries in a single fall season. Emerging wetland and upland vegetation is enveloping the former bog, with only the historic Bog House standing as a reminder.