Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21.
Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path in advance of the summer season.
Storm damage, construction affecting access at seashore locations; reduction in programming
Due to erosion, there is no beach access at Nauset Light and Marconi beaches. Access at the Marconi Site is limited. Parts of the Nauset Marsh and Red Maple Swamp trails are closed. Nauset Bike Trail construction is underway. More »
Meeting Scheduled for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission Dune Shack Subcommittee
Contact: George E. Price,Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144
Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that the next meeting of the re-established Dune Shack Subcommittee of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM in the library of the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, 5 Holway Avenue, Provincetown.
The subcommittee’s task is to develop a set of recommendations to the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Advisory Commission on the establishment of a Dune Shack District Preservation and Use Plan/Environmental Assessment. The dune shack historic district is located in the national seashore along the backshore of Provincetown and Truro. This meeting will include a discussion of the shacks and their histories, current uses, key topics for the preservation and use plan, and the subcommittee work plan. A short public comment period will be provided.
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Did You Know?
Because of coastal erosion of 3 feet a year, the sea has threatened historical landmarks over the years. A few examples of those moved back from the edge include the Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, the Three Sisters, Nauset, and Highland Lights, and the French Cable Hut.