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  • 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.

Update on Cape Cod National Seashore Facilities and Operations Following Hurricane Irene

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Date: August 28, 2011
Contact: Sue Moynihan, 508-957-0738

With the exception of the Nauset Bike Trail in Eastham, which is closed between Salt Pond Visitor Center and Doane Picnic Area due to downed trees, all Cape Cod National Seashore facilities are open.

Bicyclists may ride along Nauset Road to Doane Picnic Area to access the open section of the bike trail between Doane Picnic Area and Coast Guard Beach. Riders should use extreme caution, be alert for cars, and ride single file. Work is underway to remove the trees which have fallen across the bike trail.

Salt Pond and Province Lands Visitor Centers are open, and all scheduled ranger-guided programs and open houses and tours at historic buildings have resumed.

For more information, contact Salt Pond Visitor Center at (508) 255-3421, or Province Lands Visitor Center at (508) 487-1256.


Did You Know?

Marconi Wireless Station, circa 1903

In 1903, Guglielmo Marconi transmitted the first transatlantic wireless message from the United States to Great Britain from Cape Cod.