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.
Cape Cod National Seashore Continues Traffic Detours on Province Lands Road to Protect Spadefoot Toads
Contact: Robert Cook, Wildlife Ecologist, 508-487-3262, ext. 0503
The staff of Cape Cod National Seashore announce that they will continue to occasionally detour traffic on Province Lands Road is a popular crossing for many toads, and this spells trouble for them. To lessen vehicle impacts on the toads, the park will occasionally close
Did You Know?
Because of coastal erosion of 3 feet a year, the sea has threatened historical landmarks over the years. A few examples of those moved back from the edge include the Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, the Three Sisters, Nauset, and Highland Lights, and the French Cable Hut.