• Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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    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 »

Support Your Park

FRIENDS of the Cape Cod National Seashore is a non-profit organization of caring individuals who have a very special love and respect for this spectacular National Park. Their purpose is to support and enhance people's enjoyment of the seashore by:

  • funding worthy environmental, historical, educational, and recreational programs such as refurbishing the Old Harbor Life-Saving Station in Provincetown, replanting areas after removal of invasives species, and sponsoring summer band concerts;
  • publicizing issues that affect the protection and preservation of the seashore's resources;
  • providing volunteers for important projects such as as trail maintenance programs, beach clean-ups and dune grass plantings;
  • managing several special funds that contribute to important educational, archival and research projects at the seashore

Contributions to Cape Cod National Seashore

National Park Service Youth Partnership Programs: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Public Land Corps, Student Conservation Association, Youth Conservation Corps

Link here to information about concession operations within Cape Cod National Seashore including the Herrring Cove Snack Bar, Highland House Museum and Highland Lighthouse, Highland Links Golf Course, and the Nauset Knoll Motor Lodge.

Did You Know?

Bog House, Truro, MA

At its peak, the Pamet Cranberry Company of Truro harvested 166 barrels of cranberries in a single fall season. Emerging wetland and upland vegetation is enveloping the former bog, with only the historic Bog House standing as a reminder.