• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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  • 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.

Ranger-Guided Activities

Ranger-guided programs

Enjoy a variety of Ranger-guided programs.


September and October, 2014 Activities

"Beyond the Beach" Fall Symposium, Tuesdays, September 30 through October 28 at Salt Pond Visitor Center

High Tide Chart, Coast Guard Beach, Eastham

In most cases, a group size greater than 8 may not participate in programs offered to the general public, unless the programs are suitable for large groups such as park films, campfire programs, auditorium, and amphitheater programs.


Driving directions to program locations in Eastham and Wellfleet

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.