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 Kicks Off Beyond the Beach Series with Return of the Tides on October 1
Contact: Sue Haley, District Interpreter
The first program in the six-week series Beyond the Beach presented by Cape Cod National Seashore will take place on October 1 at 6:30 PM at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham.
Return of the Tides – the Restoration
of the Herring River, a Look Back and Ahead will focus on
If You Go: Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Route 6 and Nauset Road in Eastham. For more information, call (508) 255-3421 or visit www.nps.gov/caco.
Did You Know?
Although the kettle ponds within Cape Cod National Seashore are within 2.5 km of the ocean and have been subjected to thousands of years of salt spray, they remain low in dissolved salts. Ponds are flushed out by inflowing and outflowing groundwater, which prevents salts from accumulating.