May 20, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore Awarded Funds for Summer Youth Trail Crew
Superintendent George Price announces that Cape Cod National Seashore will host a trail crew of eight high school students and two leaders through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) for three weeks in July 2015. The funding for this trail crew is provided by the NPS Centennial Challenge, with matching funds from donations received at the national seashore.
May 19, 2015
Temporary Closure of Coast Guard Beach Access Bridge in Eastham
Superintendent George Price announces that the Cranberry Bog Bridge, which provides access for vehicles to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, will be closed for repairs on the nights of Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20. There will be no vehicular access to the beach parking lot from 5:00pm to 7:00am on those nights; during the day there will be one lane of traffic open over the bridge. Pedestrian and bicycle access to Coast Guard Beach via the Nauset Bicycle Path will not be impacted by this closure.
May 19, 2015
International Fund for Animal Welfare Exhibit on Display at Cape Cod National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center
Cape Cod means different things to different people. Most would agree, however, that the ocean and beach are quintessential to their experiences on this slender spit of land. Both habitats, as well as the wildlife that inhabit them, are featured in a new exhibit that will be on display at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham through August 2015.
May 13, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Junior Lifeguard Program again this Summer
Cape Cod National Seashore will once again offer its Junior Lifeguard Program for boys and girls ages 13 to 17 this summer. The purpose of the program is to promote water safety and provide job-specific training on Cape Cod by reaching out to area youth. Past junior lifeguards currently work as ocean lifeguards for the seashore and several towns on Cape Cod.
May 12, 2015
Captain Edward Penniman House Received Centennial Challenge Funding with Partner Match
Superintendent George Price announces that the project to re-paint the Captain Edward Penniman House in Eastham was awarded $85,000 of funding from the National Park Service’s “Centennial Challenge Fund” to match $100,000 pledged by the Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore (Friends), the seashore’s nonprofit partner, and $15,000 of funds that were donated by Eastern National, the seashore’s cooperating association.
May 08, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore Announces Updates on Major Construction Projects
Superintendent George Price announces that emergency funding from the National Park Service has been received to replace the stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham and repair the revetment and north parking lot at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown. Both the stairs and the revetment were damaged by the storms this winter. Both beaches will be open for the summer season.
May 04, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore Announces Fee Increases for 2015 Season
Superintendent George Price announces that the National Park Service Director approved a new entrance fee structure for Cape Cod National Seashore. The new entrance fees are: $3 per person per day (pedestrians and bicyclists); $10 per motorcycle per day; $20 per vehicle per day; and $60 for the seasonal Cape Cod National Seashore sticker for a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. The new entrance fees go into effect on Friday, May 22, 2015.
April 28, 2015
2014 Economic Benefits to Local Community from Cape Cod National Seashore
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4,426,750 visitors to Cape Cod National Seashore in 2014 spent $185.5 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 2,421 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $232.9 million.
March 31, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore Joins National Find Your Park Movement
Superintendent George Price announces that Cape Cod National Seashore joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. “Find Your Park” is also be the theme for this year’s National Park Week, April 18 – 26. The national seashore will offer several programs during the week, many of which are geared towards families.
March 20, 2015
Cape Cod National Seashore Seeks Request for Proposals for Concession Contract for Food and Beverage Services at Herring Cove Beach
Superintendent George Price announces that National Park Service has issued a concessions prospectus for a concession contract for food, beverage and other services at Herring Cove Snack Bar at Cape Cod National Seashore. The term of the new concession contract will be for ten (10) years, beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2025.
March 16, 2015
Two Hundred Ninety-Eighth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
The Two Hundred and Ninety-Eighth meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, March 30, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station Road, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
March 16, 2015
Public Workshop Set for March 26 2015 - Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
Representatives from Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Cape Cod National Seashore, and the Cape Cod Commission will host the second in a series of public workshops on the Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main Street, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
October 10, 2014
CC Commission Announces Workshop Set for October 30, 2014: Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
Representatives from Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, the Cape Cod National Seashore and the Cape Cod Commission will host the first in a series of public workshops on the Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the Truro Community Center , 7 Standish Way, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.