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 »
Things To Do
As of January 15, 2014, 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 footbridge on the Nauset Marsh Trail was irreparably damaged in 2012 and has been removed. The rest of the trail is open. Ask at Salt Pond Visitor Center for hiking options.
Cape Cod National Seashore offers a wide-range of activities from walking beaches and trails year round, to ranger-guided programs throughout the year. Explore the navigation to the left to make your choice for what to do today and for making future plans.
Did You Know?
Cape Cod National Seashore is one of the most important nesting areas for the federally-threatened Piping Plover. Abundant in the 19th century, the beach-nesting Piping Plover declined in the 20th century, but have begun to recover as a result of active protection and visitor education.