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.
Province Lands Mini-Fest for Family Week
Contact: Jody Anastasio, District Interpreter, 508-487-1256
The first week of August is Family Week in Provincetown. Cape Cod National Seashore is offering special events for children and their parents. On August 5, 7, and 9 at 10:30 am, children age 4 to 6 can meet a nature celebrity and make a creature craft in “Secrets of the Seashore.” Space is limited for this free program, and parents must accompany children. Register by calling 508-487-1256.
Did You Know?
The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.