Access at seashore locations
The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »
Janet Barricman Selected as Administrative Officer for Cape Cod National Seashore
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
Superintendent George Price announced that Janet Barricman has been selected as the permanent Administrative Officer for the Cape Cod National Seashore. Ms. Barricman will be replacing Ted Nicholson who moved to a position with the Department of Agriculture in September. She has been acting division chief since Mr. Nicholson's departure.
Established in 1961, the NPS mission at Cape Cod National Seashore is to preserve the nationally significant and special natural and cultural features, distinctive patterns of human activity and ambience that characterize the Outer Cape, along with the associated scenic, cultural, historic, scientific, and recreational values, and to provide opportunities for current and future generations to experience, enjoy, and understand these features and values,
Did You Know?
The Old Harbor Life-Saving Station in Provincetown, MA is one of the few surviving, unaltered life-saving stations left in the country. The station was built in 1898 and is open in the summer months with a display of rescue equipment, and NPS staff re-enact the historic Breeches Buoy rescue drill.