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.
Evening Program at Salt Pond Visitor Center - Coastal Resources and Native Motifs in Traditional Wampanoag Arts with Elizabeth James-Perry
Contact: Sue Haley, 508-255-3421
Join Southern New England artist Elizabeth James-Perry at 7 PM on Tuesday, August 5 at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham for a one-hour presentation focusing on Native American adornment and material culture including traditional weaving and the coastal artistic tradition of wampum. Elizabeth, who is of Aquinnah Wampanoag heritage, will show some of her wild-harvested fibers, woven pouches, and wampum.
Did You Know?
Kettle pond surface water levels are controlled by local groundwater levels. Around Cape Cod National Seashore ponds, these levels range from six to nine feet above average sea level. The bottoms of all the kettle ponds are below sea level.