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.
Cape Cod National Seashore Announces Access to Coast Guard Beach Closed May 21
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-957-0701
Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that access to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed on Tuesday, May 21 from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path to the beach in advance of the summer season.
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.