Nauset Marsh Trail Footbridge Temporary Closure After Labor Day
A small footbridge on the Nauset Marsh trail will be closed for repair for two weeks following Labor Day. Ask at the visitor center for detour information.
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 Public Information Meeting Postponed
Contact: George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144
The first of two public information meetings on Cape Cod National Seashore’s new shorebird management pilot programs has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 25, at 5:30 PM, at Salt Pond Visitor Center, at Route 6 and Nauset Road, Eastham. The originally-scheduled meeting set for Wednesday, February 10 has been cancelled due to potential weather conditions.
Did You Know?
Cape Cod's own pirate shipwreck, the Whydah, went down in a storm off the coast in April 1717. Before being taken by pirate Sam Bellamy as his flagship, the Whydah was a slave ship, named for the port city of Ouidah in today's country of Benin on the African coast.