Immerse Yourself in Cape Cod National Seashore

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Date: June 26, 2014
Contact: Sue Moynihan, Chief, Interpretation and Cultural Resources Management, 508-957-0738

Rangers at Cape Cod National Seashore are offering a variety of experiences this summer designed to immerse park visitors and neighbors in the national seashore’s spectacular natural resources. All programs are posted at www.nps.gov/caco and are also listed in the summer edition of Park News, available at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham and Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown. Here’s a sampling of a few immersive and experiential programs led by rangers this summer:

Yoga on the Beach: The national seashore and ranger/certified yoga instructor Jenna Sammartino were among the first to offer yoga on the outer beach. During this 1-1/2-hour program you’ll stretch the body and the spirit in the most serene of settings, Coast Guard Beach in Eastham. Offered on Fridays at 7:30 AM in July and August. $11. For reservations, visit www.recreation.gov. Search on “Cape Cod National Seashore” and “Tours and Tickets.” Reservations are accepted beginning at 10 AM one week in advance of the program date.

Canoe Lesson: Learn basic paddling technique and how to control a canoe, while exploring the protected Salt Pond in Eastham. Offered on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 AM in July and August. $15; minimum age is 12. Call 508-255-3421 x 18 or stop by Salt Pond Visitor Center to register. Reservations are accepted one week in advance of the program date.

Beginner’s Surfcasting Lesson: Spend 1-1/2 hours in the early morning hours learning the basics of saltwater fishing. No fishing license required. Offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays in July and August at 7:30 AM. $20; minimum age 12. Call 508-255-3421 x 18 or stop by Salt Pond Visitor Center to register. Reservations are accepted one week in advance of the program date.

Seals of Cape Cod: Trek through the sand to see where the seal colony is hanging out this summer. Learn about the natural history and biology of the seals. Offered on Sundays and Wednesdays in July and August. Time varies due to tides. Free, but call Province Lands Visitor Center at 508-487-1256 to reserve your space.

The Roads Less Traveled: This energetic hike, designed for a cardiovascular workout, will take you to the far corners of the national seashore in Provincetown and Truro. 2-4 hours, 4-6 miles. Offered on Saturdays at 9 AM in July and August. $6. Locations vary weekly. For reservations, visit www.recreation.gov. Search on “Cape Cod National Seashore” and “Tours and Tickets.” Reservations are accepted beginning at 10 AM one week in advance of the program date.

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Last updated: February 26, 2015

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