Access at seashore locations
The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »
Cape Cod National Seashore, and some neighboring towns, require that pets be leashed at all times. Specific areas where pets are prohibited are posted. Ask at seashore visitor centers or ranger stations about restrictions that apply.
Here is a link to a brochure about Cape Cod National Seashore's pet policy.
Did You Know?
The original Highland Light was built in 1797, becoming the first lighthouse on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. It had 24 whale oil lamps set in 2 circles, one on top of the other with the reflector behind.