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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 »
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?
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.