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  • 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.

North Beach Island Chatham Cultural Compliance - Section 106 Documents and Other Related Documents

Park History Program of the National Park Service response to National Register nomination request, March 8, 2012

US Army Corps of Engineers Massachusetts General Permit to National Park Service, North Beach Island, March 7, 2012

Letter from MA DEP to National Park Service, Authorization of Emergency Action, WQC, North Beach Island, March 6, 2012

Letter from Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to Gould and Carroll, received by National Park Service, North Beach Island, March 2, 2012

Letter from Massachusetts Historical Commission to Kirk Ranzetta, received by National Park Service, Second Village Historic District/North Beach Island Cottages, March 1, 2012

Letter from National Park Service to Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, North Beach Island Cottages, February 17, 2012

Letter from Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to National Park Service, North Beach Island Cottages, February 3, 2012

Response letter from Massachusetts Historical Commission to North Beach Island Residents Gould and Carroll: Cottages not eligible for National Register of Historic Places, December 28, 2011

Superintendent Letter to Advisory Commission, December 6, 2011

Advisory Commission Recommendation on North Beach Cottages, November 14, 2011

NPS Letter to Massachusetts Historical Commission, Request for Concurrence, No Historic Properties Affected, November 28, 2011

Determination of Eligibility, North Beach Island Cottages, from Keeper of the National Register to National Park Service, November 22, 2011

NPS Request for Determination of Eligibility North Beach Island Cottages, to the Keeper, National Register of Historic Places, November 1, 2011

Response Letter from Massachusetts Historical Commission on NPS Request for Concurrence of No Historic Properties Affected, October 7, 2011

NPS Letter to Massachusetts Historical Commission, Request for Concurrence, No Historic Properties Affected, September 9, 2011

Did You Know?

dune shack in the Province Lands

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.