Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham is reopened
The July 7 temporary closure is no longer in effect. The visitor center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM daily.
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 Herring Cove Open To Bid for Temporary Food Contract
Contact: Trina Lapinsky
The Northeast Region (NER) is soliciting qualified applicants for a temporary contract for a food and beverage snackbar operation at Herring Cove Beach within Cape Cod National Seashore.This is a new facility located in the brand new Herring Cove Bathhouse Complex opening this summer.It is expected the term of the new temporary contract will be June, 2013 until December 31, 2015.The link to the posting on the external website is http://concessions.nps.gov/caco004-13 rfg.htm.
Please see the Request for Qualifications for the required information needed for the submittal.All submittals must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 28, 2013, in order to be evaluated and considered for the aware of the temporary concession contract.Please send responses to:
National Park Service
Northeast Regional Office
Concessions, 3rd Floor
200 Chestnut Street
For more information visit our web site at www.nps.gov/caco.
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.