• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Access at seashore locations

    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 »

Resource Briefs

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These documents are produced by park scientists in an effort to disseminate information about ongoing ecosystem monitoring projects taking place within the park. Resource briefs are an effective way to share information with other natural resource scientists and the public in a concise manner. Click on the links below to view or download the pdf files.

 

Did You Know?

Highland Light

The original Highland Light was built in 1797, becoming the first lighthouse on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. It had 24 whale oil lamps set in 2 circles, one on top of the other with the reflector behind.