Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21.
Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path in advance of the summer season.
Storm damage, construction affecting access at seashore locations; reduction in programming
Due to erosion, there is no beach access at Nauset Light and Marconi beaches. Access at the Marconi Site is limited. Parts of the Nauset Marsh and Red Maple Swamp trails are closed. Nauset Bike Trail construction is underway. More »
Call For New Program Partners
A unique opportunity exists for organizations working in the arts, sciences, or the environment who are interested in locating their programs on an extraordinary site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Through this ongoing request for expressions of interest, the National Park Service (NPS) is requesting submissions from qualified organizations to participate as Program Partners in the Highlands Center at the Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS). Selected Program Partners will enter a long-term lease agreement with NPS to occupy a building or buildings at the Highlands Center to further the purposes of both their organizations and the Highlands Center.
Purpose of the Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlands Center programs will support the mission and purposes of Cape Cod National Seashore as outlined in the 1998 General Management Plan to:
The CCNS's vision for the Highlands Center is to address these goals by offering a centralized location where local and visiting citizens, educators, artists, and scientists can exchange ideas, information, and culture.Purpose of the Highlands Center
The overall goals of the Highlands Center from the 2008 Implementation Plan for the Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore are to:
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