• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • 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.

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?

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.