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April 15, 2014
National Park Service Selects Johnson Golf Management as Concessions Operator for the Highland Links Golf Course at Cape Cod National Seashore
PHILADELPHIA - National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Michael A. Caldwell has announced the selection of Johnson Golf Management, Inc., to operate the Highland Links Golf Course, located at Cape Cod National Seashore, in the town of Truro, MA.

April 11, 2014
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Photography Exhibit by Ronald Wilson
The Art of Seeing, the fine art photography of Ronald Wilson, is the featured work for May as part of Cape Cod National Seashore’s exhibition Perspective Series, Seeing Cape Cod National Seashore Through Art.

April 09, 2014
Cape Cod National Seashore to Continue Traffic Detours on Province Lands Road to Protect Spadefoot Toads in 2014
The superintendent of the Cape Cod National Seashore announces that traffic on Province Lands Road will continue to be occasionally detoured to protect spadefoot toads. The detour, which may be implemented from April through October, on rainy nights, is intended to help protect the eastern spadefoot toad.

March 28, 2014
Two Hundred Ninety-Third Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission April 14
The Two Hundred and Ninety-Third meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 1:00 PM, in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station Road, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

March 27, 2014
Student Marine Art Exhibit in April at Cape Cod National Seashore
A display of winners from the 2013 Marine Art Contest sponsored by Massachusetts Marine Educators will be on display at Cape Cod National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitor Center from April 1 until April 28.

March 27, 2014
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host The Cape Cod Perimeter - An Illustrated Presentation on April 13
Join Mark McGrath for an illustrated program chronicling the experience he and his wife, Patti, had exploring the entire perimeter of Cape Cod by walking its shoreline and swimming its waterways.

March 03, 2014
Economic Benefits to Community from CCNS
Tourism to Cape Cod National Seashore creates $179 Million in Economic Benefit; Report shows visitor spending supports 2,170 jobs in local economy

February 21, 2014
Spring Turkey Hunt at Cape Cod National Seashore for 2014
The spring eastern wild turkey hunt will take place in Massachusetts starting April 28, and in Cape Cod National Seashore for a third season. The spring turkey hunt is a result of the Cape Cod National Seashore Hunting Program Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision signed in September 2007.

December 06, 2013
Herald in the New Year with Activities at Cape Cod National Seashore
Whether you’re visiting the Cape for the holidays hoping to see snow, or live here year ‘round, close out the old year and ring in the new by exploring the many dimensions of Cape Cod National Seashore! Take a hike on your own, or join a ranger to learn more about special spots and resources.


Did You Know?

Race Point, Provincetown, MA

The area at the northernmost tip of Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown is known as “Race Point”. It gets its name from the swift tidal “race” that swirls from ocean to bay around the point. The swimming beach is located a safe distance away in calmer waters.