• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • Access at seashore locations

    Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.

Guide to Beaches

There are six swimming beaches within Cape Cod National Seashore each with their own interesting natural features, and some with cultural associations. Click on the links below for more information.

Coast Guard Beach, Eastham

Nauset Light Beach, Eastham

Marconi Beach, Wellfleet

Head of the Meadow Beach, Truro

Race Point Beach, Provincetown

Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown

Did You Know?

The Province Lands, Provincetown, MA

The Province Lands area of the Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown is also known as the second-oldest “common lands” in the nation, second only to Boston Common. It was put aside in the 1600s by Plymouth Colony as a fisheries reserve.