Nauset Marsh Trail Footbridge Temporary Closure After Labor Day
A small footbridge on the Nauset Marsh trail will be closed for repair for two weeks following Labor Day. Ask at the visitor center for detour information.
Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail
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.
How to Apply
Letter of Interest
Any non-profit, institutional, or governmental organization that has an interest in becoming a Highlands Center Program Partner is asked to send a brief letter or email to NPS at:
Lauren McKean, AICP, NPS Highlands Center Project Manager
Cape Cod National Seashore
99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667
Email:email@example.com Phone: 508-957-0731 Fax: 508-349-9052
The letter or attachment should identify the interested organization, describe its activities and purposes, explain how those activities and purposes are compatible with the purposes of the Highlands Center, and describe how the organization will obtain or provide funding for rehabilitation of a building. If residence is desired for staff or program participants to support Program Partner activities, identify in the letter if the use of housing units is integral to the proposal. Be sure to include the nature of projected use, e.g. desire for exclusivity, shared versus dedicated units, year-round or seasonal use and projected fluctuations. Expressions of interest are being accepted on a continuing basis.
Program Partner Lease Proposal
NPS will review all expressions of interest, contact organizations by telephone for further information, and, if requested, schedule a site tour and further discussions of Program Partner opportunities. Interested organizations considered qualified to become a Highlands Center Program Partner will be asked to submit a Program Partner lease proposal.
Lease Proposal Requirements
Interested parties should also refer to the following documents when developing their lease proposals, as they provide detailed information on the buildings available for rehabilitation, methods and standards of sustainability, and legal and financial considerations of leasing.
Did You Know?
In 1990, an intense series of storms uncovered a prehistoric site on Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA. Archaeologists excavated the Carns Site, which was lived in by native peoples during the Early and Middle Woodland period, or approximately 2,100 to 1,100 years ago.