Nauset Marsh Trail Footbridge Temporary Closure After Labor Day
A small footbridge on the Nauset Marsh trail will be closed for repair for two weeks following Labor Day. Ask at the visitor center for detour information.
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.
Great White Shark Sighting Between High Head and Race Point Beach
Contact: George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144
National Park Service rangers were notified that a visitor witnessed and photographed a great white shark attacking a seal off of a Cape Cod National Seashore beach this morning between High Head,
The area off of High Head is the location of a sand bar, which attracts hundreds of gray seals at low tide.Although seals are a primary food source for geat whites, the
Great white sharks have been reported recently off beaches from
For more information about the seashore's programs, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/caco.
Did You Know?
The Dune Shacks of Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Seashore was designated in 1989 as a special place in the dunes within Cape Cod National Seashore. Dune shack living emerged in the early 20th century and was based in cottages built by coastguardsmen stationed at nearby stations.