• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Access at seashore locations

    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.

Multimedia Presentations

The Two-Column Aerosol Project at Cape Cod National Seashore

Funded by the Department of Energy's (DOE)
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility
Link to these short presentations:

 

 
Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

Enjoy two short films about Old Harbor Life-Saving Station in Provincetown, and the U.S. Life-Saving Service.

The Threatened Piping Plover

Seals at Cape Cod National Seashore
Seals reside within the waters of Cape Cod National Seashore.

Frog Call Recordings at Cape Cod National Seashore

The Cape Codcast - An audio series exploring science at the Cape Cod National Seashore

Virtual introductions to Cape Cod National Seashore's self-guiding trails (short .wmv files)

NOAA Ocean Today website films

Did You Know?

Atlantic coastline at Cape Cod National Seashore

In 1959, Massachusetts Senators John F. Kennedy and Leverett Saltonstall introduced the legislation that led to the creation of Cape Cod National Seashore. Two years later, in 1961, then-President John F. Kennedy signed into law Public Law 87-126 which authorized Cape Cod National Seashore.