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    National Seashore Massachusetts

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    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.

Highlands Center Directions

Highlands Center sign

NPS

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.

From Provincetown take Route 6 to Highland Light Exit in North Truro. Turn left 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?

Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, Provincetown, MA

The Old Harbor Life-Saving Station in Provincetown, MA is one of the few surviving, unaltered life-saving stations left in the country. The station was built in 1898 and is open in the summer months with a display of rescue equipment, and NPS staff re-enact the historic Breeches Buoy rescue drill.