• 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.

Outdoor Activities

Current schedules of ranger-guided programs

Self-guiding trails folder

Individual trail folders:

Cape Cod National Seashore Bicycle Trails

Scenic Routes and Overlooks

Look for our Cell Phone Interpretation Program signs and learn more about the locations you visit.

Fort Hill Quest - a self-guided, GPS and compass scavenger hunt

Horse Trail map

Did You Know?

Cape Cod

In the mid-19th century, Henry David Thoreau walked the Atlantic coastline of Cape Cod, recording his adventures in his narrative "Cape Cod". To literally follow in Thoreau’s footsteps today would require scuba gear. Cape Cod’s Outer Beach sees an average erosion rate of close to 4 feet per year.