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.
Cape Cod National Seashore does not offer camping. Nickerson State Park is a nearby state campground and can be reached at (508) 896-3491.
Information about accomodations, including privately-owned campgrounds within the park and in surrounding towns, is available through the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. You may contact the chamber by phone at (888) "33-CapeCod".
Did You Know?
Kettle pond surface water levels are controlled by local groundwater levels. Around Cape Cod National Seashore ponds, these levels range from six to nine feet above average sea level. The bottoms of all the kettle ponds are below sea level.