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.
Seashore Superintendent Announces Regional Director Concurrence with Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessments for Provincetown Municipal Airport Capital Improvement Plan
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144
Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS) Superintendent George E. Price, Jr. and his staff have selected an alternative from those presented in the Provincetown Municipal Airport Capital Improvements Plan Environmental Assessment. The National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director concurred on April 9, 2014 with the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Selected Alternative.
Superintendent Price said, "We know that the Airport Commission will be pleased to have the NPS concurrence so they can finish this phase of master planning, and proceed with permitting and design for upgrades to the airport facilities."
The selections were made after public and interagency review and comment, careful consideration of environmental effects, legislative mandates, applicable regulations, and NPS policy. Copies of the FONSIs are available at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/.
Did You Know?
Today, a dedicated group of families, individuals and non-profits carry on a unique heritage of art, reflection, and nature study at the dune shacks in Provincetown and Truro. A recent ethnographic study entitled, “Dwelling in the Dunes”, documents the people who live there today.