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 to Host Evening Program Songs for the Earth with Musician Paul Kaplan
Contact: Sue Haley, 508-255-3421
Join musician Paul Kaplan for a one-hour program of environmental music at 7 PM, on August 12, at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. In “Songs for the Earth” Paul Kaplan presents engaging songs on a wide variety of environmental topics. All of the songs, whether serious or funny, help the listener to better understand both the fragility and the resilience of life on Earth. Audiences don’t just listen, but actively participate in helping Paul fill the room with glorious sound, making for an unforgettable experience.
Did You Know?
At its peak, the Pamet Cranberry Company of Truro harvested 166 barrels of cranberries in a single fall season. Emerging wetland and upland vegetation is enveloping the former bog, with only the historic Bog House standing as a reminder.