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.
If you would like to inquire about visiting researcher housing, please fill out the following form and send it to the e-mail address listed in the document:
This recently renovated, spacious, facility is equipped with all the necessary materials for meetings or lectures. New furniture, office and storage space, and a modest kitchen facility highlight this space. Audio and video equipment is available upon request. The classroom offers a comfortable, clean, and modern setting for scientific exchange and public address within steps of the Atlantic Ocean. The multipurpose room can accommodate up to 50 people at one time. The multipurpose room is located on the grounds of the Highland Center in North Truro, Massachusetts.
Located at the North Atlantic Coastal Laboratory, the Charles S. Davidson Memorial Library offers researchers a fantastic space in which to read, write or present scientific findings. The quiet space offers access to a voluminous collection of scientific journals and publications all of which can be searched via an electronic catalog. Audio video equipment is available upon request. PC and kitchen facilities are available to researchers as well.
The facilities and the expertise found at the North Atlantic Coastal Laboratory (NACL) have proven indispensable to past researchers. The "biolab," as it is commonly referred to, serves as a resource to outside researchers in many different respects. Office space, computer access, laboratory space, and equipment are just a few ways by which the NACL can assist in forwarding research taking place within CACO. An experienced and knowledgeable team of resource scientists is the true strength of the lab. Insight and strong relationships are critical to any scientific endeavor. The staff at the NACL is available to provide critical technical and logistical insight to research taking place at CACO.
For more information about analytical laboratory facilities at the ARLC please contact:
For more information or questions pertaining to the Atlantic Research & Learning Center at CACO please contact:
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.