Nauset Bike Trail partial closure in effect
The Nauset Bike Trail between Salt Pond Visitor Center and Tomahawk Trail will be closed from October 30 to mid-December for rehabilitation. No bike or pedestrian access will be allowed during this time.
Access at seashore locations
The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a storm last winter. For current conditions, check at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. More »
Highlands Center Directions
The Highlands Center is located off of Route 6 at the Highland Light Exit in North Truro, MA.
From the south take Route 6 to Highland Light Exit in North Truro (about 12 miles north of park headquarters). Turn right off the exit onto Highland Road. At the the end of the road, turn right onto South Highland Road. After approximately 0.6 miles turn left onto Old Dewline Road. The Highlands Center is at the end of the road.
Did You Know?
Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.