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 »
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
Province Lands Visitor Center, open seasonally
Did You Know?
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.