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 »
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 - 3698
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?
The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.