• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Access at seashore locations

    The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »

Directions

By Car:

From Boston area: Take Route 3 south, to the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne. Follow Route 6 eastward to Eastham and Provincetown. From Providence, RI: Take I-95 north to, I-195. Follow Route 6 eastward as described above.

Once on Cape, most park features are off Route 6 from Eastham to Provincetown. Stop at a park visitor center, or at a chamber of commerce, to get a map of the local vicinity.

Salt Pond Visitor Center, open year round
50 Nauset Road
Eastham, MA 02642
508-255-3421

Province Lands Visitor Center, open seasonally
171 Race Point Road
Provincetown, MA 02657
508-487-1256

Did You Know?

Piping Plover

Cape Cod National Seashore is one of the most important nesting areas for the federally-threatened Piping Plover. Abundant in the 19th century, the beach-nesting Piping Plover declined in the 20th century, but have begun to recover as a result of active protection and visitor education.