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  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Historic Highland District

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Learn how the history of the Highlands District tells the story of the Outer Cape's transition from isolation area to summer resort over the past two centuries. More

    Location:
    Highland Light
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seaside Stroll

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Walk and discover the ever-changing world of barrier beaches. These slender strips of sandy shoreline are a key to the Cape's past and a stunning vantage point from which to ponder its future More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkle Adventure

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod and experience a freshwater kettle pond in Truro, or a saltwater tidal flat in Provincetown firsthand. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Ever-Changing Pamet Valley

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Learn about the history of the Pamet area and how the ocean continues to shape it. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tales

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about its role in our Cold War past and exciting plans for its future as the Highlands Center More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highlands Center, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes Over East Harbor

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    High Head Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tales: Provincetown

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Explore the abundance of life in an intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Secrets of the Seashore

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    This indoor program for ages 4 to 6 examines animals found in Cape Cod's intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Helltown, Snake Hills, and Herring Cove

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Explore dune and beach ecology as you approach Hatches Harbor, an important salt-marsh area where you may see migratory and staging shorebirds concentrating in great numbers. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Take the Cape History Challenge!

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Join Park Historian Bill Burke for a fun, hands-on challenge by trying to identify curious bits and pieces of Cape Cod history. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Nature Tales and Remote Trails of Ballston Beach

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Join the great-grandson of Sheldon William Ball and explore the area that was once the Ballston Beach Seaside Summer Colony. Ascend Bearberry Hill for dramatic views of the ocean and the Pamet River Valley. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Disover the Marconi Area

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    The Marconi area is home to breathtaking ocean vistas, unique habitats such as an Atlantic white cedar swamp and heathlands, and an important piece of communication history. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Yoga on the Beach - Herring Cove, Provincetown

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Stretch the body and the spirit in the most serene of settings. Cape Cod National Seashore's Yoga on the Beach programs are a unique opportunity to join a ranger and certified yoga instructor for an interdisciplinary class geared to all levels. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 9:45 AM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Seashore Crafts

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Join a ranger to learn about some of the fascinating things you may find at the seashore, like horseshoe crabs, seals, lighthouses, and lifesavers! More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • View some awesome artifacts from the Cape's past, including a shipwreck surprise. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Campfire: Nauset Light Beach

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Join us for an evening of fun as we gather around the campfire for stories, songs, or activities about the nature of Cape Cod and its rich past. More

    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkel Adventure

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod's waters. More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Art in the Dunes

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    On this long hike into the Province Lands dunes, view firsthand the quality of light, natural environment, and isolation that have long attracted artists and writers to Provincetown. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center for meeting location: 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free, reservation required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Captain Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Learn about the lifestyle of a whaling family. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, Fort Hill, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Highland Light: Cautionary Accounts from a Changing Shoreline

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Learn how coastal processes like erosion have been impacting Cape Cod and its inhabitants for thousands of years. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals and Sharks: Cape Cod's Dynamic Duo

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Examine the relationship between sharks and seals and the role they play in the balance of a healthy marine environment. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Join a ranger to discover remote and visually stunning areas of Cape Cod National Seashore with your camera. Walk into the rare and dwindling environment of the heathlands with expansive views of the ocean. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Obstacle Course: Cape Cod Ninja Warrior

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    In the spirit of the popular television show "American Ninja Warrior," tackle our Race Point Beach "course." Run, jump, carry, and problem-solve to best your time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Accessible Walk: Province Lands Views

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Enjoy the spectacular views and history of the Province Lands on this ranger-guided, accessible program. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Summer Concert Series at Herring Cove Beach

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Co-sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Far Land on the Beach, these free "Sunset Concerts on the Beach" will feature favorite Cape musicians. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Surfcasting 101

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Learn the basics of saltwater fishing. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Small Fry Special

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Geared for young children. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Historical Reenactment: Beach Apparatus Drill

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Coast Guard by discovering its origins in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $2 seniors (over 62) and children 6-17; children 6 and under are free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Canoe trips to various locations. Up to 3 hours, 3 miles. More

    Location:
    Call for meeting location.
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    vary weekly
    Fees:
    $6 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Wake Up At The Seashore

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Join a ranger for a morning walk along a seashore beach. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Location:
    Marconi Beach, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Chronicles of a Cape Codder

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Today's Cape Cod is built upon the stories from its past. Join Ranger Dana Eldridge as he shares some of those stories. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Bayside Stroll

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Discover the fascinating cultural and natural history of the secluded, dynamic coastal barrier system known as the Great Island "gut." More

    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails: Provincetown

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Weekly presentations by the director of marine education for the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Searching for Birds

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Join a skilled birdwatcher at various sites in the park. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Scavenger Hunt: The Amazing Race- Provincetown

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Discover Provincetown's history one clue at a time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Provincetown Town Green
    Fees:
    Free, parking fee may be required.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Seashore Science

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Drop by the Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham. to visit with one of the park scientists and learn about Cape Cod National Seashore natural resources and related monitoring tools and techniques, research projects, and management activities. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Untold Stories of Cape Cod National Seashore

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Hear forgotten tales from this shoreline's past. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    These trips may explore Nauset Marsh, kettle ponds, or a bay, or may focus on a specialized topic. More

    Location:
    Varies each week; Call Salt Pond Visitor Center at 508-255-3421
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Paddle the far west end of Provincetown Harbor, a series of Wellfleet kettle ponds, picturesque East Harbor, or the meandering Pamet River. If conditions permit, swimming and snorkeling may also be possible. More

    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Concert: Toast and Jam

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Lively original bluegrass, classic swing, Americana music, and jazz, using a wide array of instruments. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Historic Highland District

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Learn how the history of the Highlands District tells the story of the Outer Cape's transition from isolation area to summer resort over the past two centuries. More

    Location:
    Highland Light
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seaside Stroll

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Walk and discover the ever-changing world of barrier beaches. These slender strips of sandy shoreline are a key to the Cape's past and a stunning vantage point from which to ponder its future More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkle Adventure

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod and experience a freshwater kettle pond in Truro, or a saltwater tidal flat in Provincetown firsthand. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Ever-Changing Pamet Valley

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Learn about the history of the Pamet area and how the ocean continues to shape it. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about its role in our Cold War past and exciting plans for its future as the Highlands Center More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highlands Center, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes Over East Harbor

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    High Head Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Secrets of the Seashore

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    This indoor program for ages 4 to 6 examines animals found in Cape Cod's intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Helltown, Snake Hills, and Herring Cove

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Explore dune and beach ecology as you approach Hatches Harbor, an important salt-marsh area where you may see migratory and staging shorebirds concentrating in great numbers. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Bike Tour: The Historic Province Lands Bicycle Trail

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Join a ranger for a group ride along the challenging Province Lands Bicycle Trail, the first bike trail created in a national park. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails: Provincetown

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Take the Cape History Challenge!

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Join Park Historian Bill Burke for a fun, hands-on challenge by trying to identify curious bits and pieces of Cape Cod history. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Nature Tales and Remote Trails of Ballston Beach

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Join the great-grandson of Sheldon William Ball and explore the area that was once the Ballston Beach Seaside Summer Colony. Ascend Bearberry Hill for dramatic views of the ocean and the Pamet River Valley. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Disover the Marconi Area

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    The Marconi area is home to breathtaking ocean vistas, unique habitats such as an Atlantic white cedar swamp and heathlands, and an important piece of communication history. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Yoga on the Beach - Herring Cove, Provincetown

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Stretch the body and the spirit in the most serene of settings. Cape Cod National Seashore's Yoga on the Beach programs are a unique opportunity to join a ranger and certified yoga instructor for an interdisciplinary class geared to all levels. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 9:45 AM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Seashore Crafts

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Join a ranger to learn about some of the fascinating things you may find at the seashore, like horseshoe crabs, seals, lighthouses, and lifesavers! More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tuesday Nights at Salt Pond Visitor Center - Attack on Orleans

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Join author and historian Jake Klim for a presentation on this historic event followed by a signing of his book, Attack on Orleans. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Campfire: Nauset Light Beach

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Join us for an evening of fun as we gather around the campfire for stories, songs, or activities about the nature of Cape Cod and its rich past. More

    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkel Adventure

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod's waters. More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Art in the Dunes

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    On this long hike into the Province Lands dunes, view firsthand the quality of light, natural environment, and isolation that have long attracted artists and writers to Provincetown. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center for meeting location: 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free, reservation required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Captain Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Learn about the lifestyle of a whaling family. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, Fort Hill, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Highland Light: Cautionary Accounts from a Changing Shoreline

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Learn how coastal processes like erosion have been impacting Cape Cod and its inhabitants for thousands of years. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals and Sharks: Cape Cod's Dynamic Duo

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Examine the relationship between sharks and seals and the role they play in the balance of a healthy marine environment. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Photography Walk: Exploring Nature with Your Camera - The Province Lands

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Join a ranger to discover remote and visually stunning areas of Cape Cod National Seashore with your camera. Explore the sand dunes, grasslands, heathlands, and forest between Province Lands Visitor Center and Race Point Beach in Provincetown. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Obstacle Course: Cape Cod Ninja Warrior

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    In the spirit of the popular television show "American Ninja Warrior," tackle our Race Point Beach "course." Run, jump, carry, and problem-solve to best your time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Accessible Walk: Province Lands Views

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Enjoy the spectacular views and history of the Province Lands on this ranger-guided, accessible program. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: The Coast Guard and the Outer Cape - Then and Now

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Coast Guard, outgoing Officer in Charge of the Chatham Coast Guard Station, Senior Chief Boatswain Robert Goley, will talk about the lively history of the U.S. Coast Guard on Cape Cod More

    Time:
    7:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Summer Concert Series at Herring Cove Beach

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Co-sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Far Land on the Beach, these free "Sunset Concerts on the Beach" will feature favorite Cape musicians. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Surfcasting 101

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Learn the basics of saltwater fishing. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Small Fry Special

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Geared for young children. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Historical Reenactment: Beach Apparatus Drill

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Coast Guard by discovering its origins in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $2 seniors (over 62) and children 6-17; children 6 and under are free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Canoe trips to various locations. Up to 3 hours, 3 miles. More

    Location:
    Call for meeting location.
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    vary weekly
    Fees:
    $6 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Chronicles of a Cape Codder

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Today's Cape Cod is built upon the stories from its past. Join Ranger Dana Eldridge as he shares some of those stories. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Bayside Stroll

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating cultural and natural history of the secluded, dynamic coastal barrier system known as the Great Island "gut." More

    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Wake Up At The Seashore

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Join a ranger for a morning walk along a seashore beach. Beat the crowds and enjoy the rising sun and ocean breezes. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Location:
    Head of the Meadow Beach, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Marine Lecture Series - Marine Animal Strandings

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Weekly presentations by the director of marine education for the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Searching for Birds

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Join a skilled birdwatcher at various sites in the park. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Scavenger Hunt: The Amazing Race- Provincetown

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Discover Provincetown's history one clue at a time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Provincetown Town Green
    Fees:
    Free, parking fee may be required.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Seashore Science

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Drop by the Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham. to visit with one of the park scientists and learn about Cape Cod National Seashore natural resources and related monitoring tools and techniques, research projects, and management activities. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Untold Stories of Cape Cod National Seashore

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Hear forgotten tales from this shoreline's past. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    These trips may explore Nauset Marsh, kettle ponds, or a bay, or may focus on a specialized topic. More

    Location:
    Varies each week; Call Salt Pond Visitor Center at 508-255-3421
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Paddle the far west end of Provincetown Harbor, a series of Wellfleet kettle ponds, picturesque East Harbor, or the meandering Pamet River. If conditions permit, swimming and snorkeling may also be possible. More

    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Historic Highland District

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Learn how the history of the Highlands District tells the story of the Outer Cape's transition from isolation area to summer resort over the past two centuries. More

    Location:
    Highland Light
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seaside Stroll

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Walk and discover the ever-changing world of barrier beaches. These slender strips of sandy shoreline are a key to the Cape's past and a stunning vantage point from which to ponder its future More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkle Adventure

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod and experience a freshwater kettle pond in Truro, or a saltwater tidal flat in Provincetown firsthand. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Ever-Changing Pamet Valley

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Learn about the history of the Pamet area and how the ocean continues to shape it. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tales

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about its role in our Cold War past and exciting plans for its future as the Highlands Center More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highlands Center, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes Over East Harbor

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    High Head Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tales: Provincetown

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Explore the abundance of life in an intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Secrets of the Seashore

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    This indoor program for ages 4 to 6 examines animals found in Cape Cod's intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Helltown, Snake Hills, and Herring Cove

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Explore dune and beach ecology as you approach Hatches Harbor, an important salt-marsh area where you may see migratory and staging shorebirds concentrating in great numbers. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Bike Tour: The Historic Province Lands Bicycle Trail

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Join a ranger for a group ride along the challenging Province Lands Bicycle Trail, the first bike trail created in a national park. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Monday, July 20, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Take the Cape History Challenge!

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Join Park Historian Bill Burke for a fun, hands-on challenge by trying to identify curious bits and pieces of Cape Cod history. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Nature Tales and Remote Trails of Ballston Beach

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Join the great-grandson of Sheldon William Ball and explore the area that was once the Ballston Beach Seaside Summer Colony. Ascend Bearberry Hill for dramatic views of the ocean and the Pamet River Valley. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Disover the Marconi Area

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    The Marconi area is home to breathtaking ocean vistas, unique habitats such as an Atlantic white cedar swamp and heathlands, and an important piece of communication history. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Yoga on the Beach - Herring Cove, Provincetown

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Stretch the body and the spirit in the most serene of settings. Cape Cod National Seashore's Yoga on the Beach programs are a unique opportunity to join a ranger and certified yoga instructor for an interdisciplinary class geared to all levels. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 9:45 AM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Seashore Crafts

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Join a ranger to learn about some of the fascinating things you may find at the seashore, like horseshoe crabs, seals, lighthouses, and lifesavers! More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Jobi™ Pottery is a Truro cottage industry begun in 1953. Current owner and designer Susan Kurtzman will talk about the history and techniques behind Jobi Pottery. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Campfire: Nauset Light Beach

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Join us for an evening of fun as we gather around the campfire for stories, songs, or activities about the nature of Cape Cod and its rich past. More

    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkel Adventure

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod's waters. More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Art in the Dunes

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    On this long hike into the Province Lands dunes, view firsthand the quality of light, natural environment, and isolation that have long attracted artists and writers to Provincetown. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center for meeting location: 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free, reservation required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Captain Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Learn about the lifestyle of a whaling family. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, Fort Hill, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Highland Light: Cautionary Accounts from a Changing Shoreline

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Learn how coastal processes like erosion have been impacting Cape Cod and its inhabitants for thousands of years. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals and Sharks: Cape Cod's Dynamic Duo

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Examine the relationship between sharks and seals and the role they play in the balance of a healthy marine environment. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Photography Walk: Exploring Nature with Your Camera - Snake Hills

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Join a ranger to discover remote and visually stunning areas of Cape Cod National Seashore with your camera. Walk the dunes between Herring Cove Beach and Hatches Harbor in Provincetown. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Obstacle Course: Cape Cod Ninja Warrior

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    In the spirit of the popular television show "American Ninja Warrior," tackle our Race Point Beach "course." Run, jump, carry, and problem-solve to best your time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Accessible Walk: Province Lands Views

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Enjoy the spectacular views and history of the Province Lands on this ranger-guided, accessible program. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Summer Concert Series at Herring Cove Beach

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Co-sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Far Land on the Beach, these free "Sunset Concerts on the Beach" will feature favorite Cape musicians. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Surfcasting 101

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Learn the basics of saltwater fishing. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Small Fry Special

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Geared for young children. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Historical Reenactment: Beach Apparatus Drill

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Coast Guard by discovering its origins in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $2 seniors (over 62) and children 6-17; children 6 and under are free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Canoe trips to various locations. Up to 3 hours, 3 miles. More

    Location:
    Call for meeting location.
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    vary weekly
    Fees:
    $6 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Chronicles of a Cape Codder

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Today's Cape Cod is built upon the stories from its past. Join Ranger Dana Eldridge as he shares some of those stories. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Bayside Stroll

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Discover the fascinating cultural and natural history of the secluded, dynamic coastal barrier system known as the Great Island "gut." More

    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Wake Up At The Seashore

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Join a ranger for a morning walk along a seashore beach. Beat the crowds and enjoy the rising sun and ocean breezes. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails: Provincetown

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Marine Lecture Series - Seals of Cape Cod, A Success Story

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Weekly presentations by the director of marine education for the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Searching for Birds

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Join a skilled birdwatcher at various sites in the park. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Scavenger Hunt: The Amazing Race- Provincetown

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Discover Provincetown's history one clue at a time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Provincetown Town Green
    Fees:
    Free, parking fee may be required.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Seashore Science

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Drop by the Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham. to visit with one of the park scientists and learn about Cape Cod National Seashore natural resources and related monitoring tools and techniques, research projects, and management activities. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Untold Stories of Cape Cod National Seashore

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Hear forgotten tales from this shoreline's past. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    These trips may explore Nauset Marsh, kettle ponds, or a bay, or may focus on a specialized topic. More

    Location:
    Varies each week; Call Salt Pond Visitor Center at 508-255-3421
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Paddle the far west end of Provincetown Harbor, a series of Wellfleet kettle ponds, picturesque East Harbor, or the meandering Pamet River. If conditions permit, swimming and snorkeling may also be possible. More

    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Historic Highland District

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Learn how the history of the Highlands District tells the story of the Outer Cape's transition from isolation area to summer resort over the past two centuries. More

    Location:
    Highland Light
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seaside Stroll

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Walk and discover the ever-changing world of barrier beaches. These slender strips of sandy shoreline are a key to the Cape's past and a stunning vantage point from which to ponder its future More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkle Adventure

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod and experience a freshwater kettle pond in Truro, or a saltwater tidal flat in Provincetown firsthand. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Ever-Changing Pamet Valley

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Learn about the history of the Pamet area and how the ocean continues to shape it. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about its role in our Cold War past and exciting plans for its future as the Highlands Center More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highlands Center, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes Over East Harbor

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    High Head Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Helltown, Snake Hills, and Herring Cove

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Explore dune and beach ecology as you approach Hatches Harbor, an important salt-marsh area where you may see migratory and staging shorebirds concentrating in great numbers. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Bike Tour: The Historic Province Lands Bicycle Trail

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Join a ranger for a group ride along the challenging Province Lands Bicycle Trail, the first bike trail created in a national park. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails: Provincetown

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Near the breakwater in Provincetown
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Nature Tales and Remote Trails of Ballston Beach

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Join the great-grandson of Sheldon William Ball and explore the area that was once the Ballston Beach Seaside Summer Colony. Ascend Bearberry Hill for dramatic views of the ocean and the Pamet River Valley. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Disover the Marconi Area

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    The Marconi area is home to breathtaking ocean vistas, unique habitats such as an Atlantic white cedar swamp and heathlands, and an important piece of communication history. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Yoga on the Beach - Herring Cove, Provincetown

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Stretch the body and the spirit in the most serene of settings. Cape Cod National Seashore's Yoga on the Beach programs are a unique opportunity to join a ranger and certified yoga instructor for an interdisciplinary class geared to all levels. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 9:45 AM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Seashore Crafts

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Join a ranger to learn about some of the fascinating things you may find at the seashore, like horseshoe crabs, seals, lighthouses, and lifesavers! More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tuesday Nights at Salt Pond Visitor Center - Earth Celebrations

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Join acclaimed storyteller Rona Leventhal as she shares stories and songs about environmental awareness, personal action and responsibility, conservation, interdependence, and our animal friends. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Campfire: Nauset Light Beach

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Join us for an evening of fun as we gather around the campfire for stories, songs, or activities about the nature of Cape Cod and its rich past. More

    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkel Adventure

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod's waters. More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Art in the Dunes

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    On this long hike into the Province Lands dunes, view firsthand the quality of light, natural environment, and isolation that have long attracted artists and writers to Provincetown. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center for meeting location: 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free, reservation required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Captain Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Learn about the lifestyle of a whaling family. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, Fort Hill, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Highland Light: Cautionary Accounts from a Changing Shoreline

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Learn how coastal processes like erosion have been impacting Cape Cod and its inhabitants for thousands of years. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals and Sharks: Cape Cod's Dynamic Duo

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Examine the relationship between sharks and seals and the role they play in the balance of a healthy marine environment. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tails

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Wade into the tidal flats of Cape Cod Bay with seine and dip nets to discover many of the hidden animals found in this intertidal habitat. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Great Island Parking Area
    Fees:
    $6 per adult, $4 per child 16 and under
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Photography Walk: Exploring Nature with Your Camera - Sea Cliffs of Truro

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Join a ranger to discover Cape Cod National Seashore with your camera. Climb to the top of one of the highest points along the Cape Cod National Seashore, experience spectacular panoramic views, and explore the grasslands and heathlands. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Obstacle Course: Cape Cod Ninja Warrior

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    In the spirit of the popular television show "American Ninja Warrior," tackle our Race Point Beach "course." Run, jump, carry, and problem-solve to best your time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Accessible Walk: Province Lands Views

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Enjoy the spectacular views and history of the Province Lands on this ranger-guided, accessible program. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Province Lands Mini-Fest

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    As part of Provincetown's Family Week, join us at Cape Cod National Seashore's picturesque outdoor Province Lands amphitheater for games and crafts. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Amphitheater
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seals of Cape Cod

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Here's an exciting opportunity to visit seals at a local haul-out site. Learn about their natural history and biology, as well as appropriate wildlife-viewing techniques so as not to disturb the seals. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM
    Location:
    Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Summer Concert Series at Herring Cove Beach

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Co-sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Far Land on the Beach, these free "Sunset Concerts on the Beach" will feature favorite Cape musicians. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Atwood-Higgins House

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Learn about early 18th-century Cape Cod architecture. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Atwood-Higgins House, 269 Bound Brook Island Roas, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Surfcasting 101

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Learn the basics of saltwater fishing. More

    Time:
    7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per person
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Historical Reenactment: Beach Apparatus Drill

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Coast Guard by discovering its origins in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, Provincetown
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $2 seniors (over 62) and children 6-17; children 6 and under are free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Wake Up At The Seashore

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Join a ranger for a morning walk along a seashore beach. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Chronicles of a Cape Codder

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Today's Cape Cod is built upon the stories from its past. Join Ranger Dana Eldridge as he shares some of those stories. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Talk: Marine Lecture Series - Whales of Cape Cod

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Weekly presentations by the director of marine education for the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Lifeguard Demonstration

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Join a lifeguard for a surf rescue demonstration. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Scavenger Hunt: The Amazing Race- Provincetown

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Discover Provincetown's history one clue at a time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Provincetown Town Green
    Fees:
    Free, parking fee may be required.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Seashore Science

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Drop by the Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham. to visit with one of the park scientists and learn about Cape Cod National Seashore natural resources and related monitoring tools and techniques, research projects, and management activities. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Untold Stories of Cape Cod National Seashore

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Hear forgotten tales from this shoreline's past. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Marconi Station Site, Wellfleet
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Creature Feature

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Learn about the animals that call the park home, and maybe even see a live example. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Canoe Adventure

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Paddle the far west end of Provincetown Harbor, a series of Wellfleet kettle ponds, picturesque East Harbor, or the meandering Pamet River. If conditions permit, swimming and snorkeling may also be possible. More

    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $25 per adult, $18 per child 16 and under (minimum age 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Historic Highland District

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Learn how the history of the Highlands District tells the story of the Outer Cape's transition from isolation area to summer resort over the past two centuries. More

    Location:
    Highland Light
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seaside Stroll

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Walk and discover the ever-changing world of barrier beaches. These slender strips of sandy shoreline are a key to the Cape's past and a stunning vantage point from which to ponder its future More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Coast Guard Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Hike: Roads Less Traveled

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Wake up early and join a ranger for an energetic hike off the beaten path and into some unique and secluded places. This hike is paced for a cardiovascular workout and may be strenuous. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Varies each week; visit recreation.gov for info
    Fees:
    $6
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Snorkle Adventure

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Explore the amazing underwater world of Cape Cod and experience a freshwater kettle pond in Truro, or a saltwater tidal flat in Provincetown firsthand. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Varies; Call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256
    Fees:
    $11
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Ever-Changing Pamet Valley

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Learn about the history of the Pamet area and how the ocean continues to shape it. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    11 North Pamet Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Three Sisters Lighthouses

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free, beach fee may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about its role in our Cold War past and exciting plans for its future as the Highlands Center More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highlands Center, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Nauset Light

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Lighthouses have guided mariners off Cape Cod shores since the late 1700s. Climb to the top of this iconic light. More

    Time:
    4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Nauset Marsh

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and both naturally and culturally significant area within the national seashore. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free.
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes Over East Harbor

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    High Head Road, Truro
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Open House: Old Harbor Life-Saving Station

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact lifesaving station of Cape Cod's original thirteen. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free, beach fees may apply
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Secrets of the Seashore

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    This indoor program for ages 4 to 6 examines animals found in Cape Cod's intertidal zone. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free, reservations required
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Captain Edward Penniman House: A Whaling Family's Story

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Learn about a whaling captain and his family. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Penniman House, 70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Tour: Highland Light

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Enjoy magnificent views from Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland Light, Truro
    Fees:
    $4 adults, $3 youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Museum: Highland House Mueseum

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Browse through an amazing array of objects from the Truro Historical Society's collection. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Highland House Museum
    Fees:
    $5 adults, $4 students, 12 and under and members free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Helltown, Snake Hills, and Herring Cove

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Explore dune and beach ecology as you approach Hatches Harbor, an important salt-marsh area where you may see migratory and staging shorebirds concentrating in great numbers. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Discover Fort Hill

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    The Fort Hill area is home to fascinating natural and cultural history and stunning views. Explore what makes this place an important part of the national seashore. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    70 Fort Hill Road, Eastham
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Canoeing: Salt Pond Paddle

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Take a leisurely paddle in the protected waters of Salt Pond and nearby area of Nauset Marsh to explore its beauty and diversity. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham
    Fees:
    $20 per adult, $15 per child 16 and under (minimum age is 6)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Bike Tour: The Historic Province Lands Bicycle Trail

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Join a ranger for a group ride along the challenging Province Lands Bicycle Trail, the first bike trail created in a national park. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Dunes of the Province Lands

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands' unique place in American history. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Road, Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free

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