• 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.

Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Check the SMARTGuide website for car-free travel options for getting around on the Cape and Islands.

BUS: The FLEX route bus line serves town on the outer Cape. Plymouth and Brockton Street Railway provides daily runs from Boston to Hyannis and the Outer Cape (Provincetown). Bonanza Bus Lines provides several scheduled runs from New York City and Providence, RI to Hyannis, MA (approximately 30 miles southwest of Eastham).

FERRY: Bay State Cruise Company and Boston Harbor Cruises offer seasonal, high-speed ferry service between Boston and Provincetown.

PLANE

Regularly scheduled daily flights connect from Boston to Hyannis and Boston to Provincetown.

Did You Know?

Herring River dike, Wellfleet

Cape Cod National Seashore includes over 2500 acres of historically diked salt marshes, 35% of the Massachusetts total, and including some of the biggest diked marshes in the Gulf of Maine. Work continues, in cooperation with other agencies and private groups, to restore these degraded estuaries.