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.
Our Staff & Offices
George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent
Park Headquarters is located at 99 Marconi Site Road, South Wellfleet. The building's primary function is an adminstrative facility which serves as the main office of the superintendent and other adminstrative personnel. Passes are not for sale at this location. 508 - 771 - 2144
Nauset Ranger Station, located on Nauset Road, Eastham, houses the offices of Resource and Visitor Protection rangers and staff who cover Eastham and Wellfleet. 508 - 255 - 2112
Race Point Ranger Station, located at Race Point Beach, Provincetown, houses offices of Resource and Visitor Protection rangers and staff who cover Truro and Provincetown. The station's primary function is an adminstrative support facility. 508 - 487 - 2100
Adjacent to the station is the seashore's oversand vehicle permit and inspection booth. It is open daily during the summer and intermittently during spring and fall. At this location, oversand vehicle inspections occur and permits are issued. 508 - 487 - 2100 ext.0927
The North Atlantic Coastal Laboratory, located in North Truro, houses the science and research staff employed at Cape Cod National Seashore, and its scientific facilities including the Atlantic Research Learning Center located at the Highlands Center. 408 - 487 - 3262
Did You Know?
Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.