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.
Program Partner lease proposals will be reviewed by NPS on their individual merits and in comparison to other proposals received. Proposals will be evaluated by NPS under the following criteria:
If your proposal is selected by NPS for negotiation of a lease, NPS will enter into negotiations with you to finalize the lease terms. Presently, lease terms are anticipated to be about 20-30 years. If the negotiations are successful, you will enter into a Program Partner lease with NPS. No binding obligations are assumed by either you or NPS until a lease is signed by both parties.
Legal and financial considerations regarding Program Partner leases are contained in the following documents:
Did You Know?
The word “cranberry” originated as a contraction of crane berry, a name given to the plant by early settlers because the flower resembles the head of a crane.