September 14, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host “An Afternoon with the Authors”
Cape Cod’s beauty and history have long inspired the literary arts. In honor of this legacy, Cape Cod National Seashore will convene six notable Cape Cod authors for a free public program on Sunday, October 1, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham.
September 06, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Afternoon of Science Talks Science in the Seashore Symposium on September 14
Cape Cod National Seashore’s Atlantic Research and Learning Center will host the seventh annual Science in the Seashore Symposium at the Salt Pond Visitor Center on Thursday, September 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm. This popular program features a diverse group of scientists and scholars sharing with the public the natural and cultural research projects they are conducting within the seashore.
August 30, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Beach Safety
Although the summer season is coming to a close, visitors are still coming to Cape Cod National Seashore to enjoy its abundant recreational opportunities, and for rest and rejuvenation. We want to remind our visitors that our seashore lifeguards end their season on Labor Day, September 4.
August 30, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Concludes Environmental Review of Outer Cape Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan on Park Lands
The 2017 Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (Bicycle Master Plan) has been a joint effort between the Cape Cod Commission, National Park Service, and three Outer Cape towns to consider expanding and enhancing multi-modal routes throughout the Outer Cape and Cape Cod National Seashore.
August 24, 2017
Shark Bites Paddle Board at Marconi Beach
On Wednesday, August 23 at approximately 10:00 am, a shark bit a stand-up paddle board at Marconi Beach in Wellfleet. The shark did not bite the person on the board, a 69-year old man who was paddling approximately 30 yards off-shore in three to five feet of water.
August 16, 2017
National Seashore to Host Solar Eclipse Event on August 21
If you'll be on the Outer Cape during the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, join Cape Cod National Seashore rangers for a special eclipse program at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.
August 16, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Presents Jackson Gillman with “Once Upon a Tide” on August 29
Jackson Gillman is so adept at changing into a wide variety of colorful characters, that he’s called the "Stand-Up Chameleon." He might be a salty lobsterman one moment, and then one of the various creatures he comes across while fishing the next. Join Jackson on Tuesday, August 29 at 7:00 pm at the Salt Pond Visitor Center for a rollicking mix of interactive songs, movement, and stories guaranteed to delight and enchant families and young people. Jackson will draw on his repertoire from the briny deep to the starry skies to celebrate nature with an eye to where we fit in and how we can help sustain our world .
August 12, 2017
Celebrate Fitness at the Healthy Parks, Healthy People 5K Run/Walk for Heart Health
Cape Cod National Seashore Interim Superintendent, Kathy Tevyaw invites all walkers and runners to join Cape Cod Healthcare, Cape Cod National Seashore, and Koko FitClub Cape Cod to run or walk for your heart health on Saturday, September 23 at 9 am.
August 02, 2017
Cleanup Work at Herring Cove Beach to Affect Traffic
Cape Cod National Seashore Interim Superintendent Kathy Tevyaw announces that the work to remove broken asphalt from the beach along the Herring Cove north parking lot at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown will have a temporary impact on traffic in the area. The site was damaged extensively this past winter, leaving huge sections of asphalt strewn along the beach. The work began Monday and will take several weeks to complete.
August 01, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Presents Salt Marshes and Human Settlement with John Cumbler on August 17
John Cumbler, retired professor and author of Cape Cod: An Environmental History of a Fragile Eco-system, will present a program on human interactions with salt marshes on the Cape over the last 500 years. The program will be held at 7 pm on Thursday, August 17 at the outdoor amphitheater at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. The amphitheater, which is set against the stunning backdrop of Salt Pond, was recently renovated as a signature project of the 2016 National Park Service Centennial.
July 31, 2017
Cape Symphony to Perform Free Outdoor Concert at Cape Cod National Seashore on August 25
WELLFLEET, Mass. - Following a successful concert in honor of the National Park Service centennial in 2016, Cape Cod National Seashore is pleased to welcome back the Cape Symphony for a free outdoor concert at 6:30 pm on Friday, August 25 at the recently renovated outdoor amphitheater at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham.
July 31, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Earth CAPE-ers: Storytelling of Land, Sea, and Community! with Rona Leventhal on August 15
Join storyteller Rona Leventhal and her large bag of multi-cultural stories for a journey around the world on August 15 at 7 pm at Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham.
July 27, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Free Perseid “Star Party” at Marconi Beach on August 12
For those who are disappointed that Cape Cod is not in the path of the total solar eclipse on August 21, fear not; the Cape has its own celestial celebration in August—the Perseid meteor shower. On Saturday, August 12 from 9:00 to 10:30 pm at Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, national seashore rangers will host a Perseid Star Party to observe the night sky.
July 27, 2017
Cleanup Work to Begin on Herring Cove Beach North Parking Lot
Interim Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Kathy Tevyaw announces that the work to remove broken asphalt from the beach along the Herring Cove north parking lot at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown has been awarded to Henry General Construction, Inc. The area was damaged extensively this past winter, leaving huge sections of asphalt strewn along the beach. The work is anticipated to begin next week and take several weeks to complete.
July 24, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Presents A History of Cape Cod in Song with Balladeer Linda Russell on August 10
Balladeer Linda Russell returns to Cape Cod National Seashore for a one-hour musical and historical look at Cape Cod’s natural world. Her program, which will be held at 7 pm on Thursday, August 10 at the recently renovated Salt Pond Visitor Center outdoor amphitheater, will explore the impact of settlement and the relationship between people and the land as revealed in traditional folksongs and popular tunes of the past.
July 21, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore Presents Mapping the Changing Landscapes of Outer Cape Cod on August 8 with GIS Specialist Mark Adams
Come to Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 8 to join Mark Adams, Cape Cod National Seashore GIS Specialist, for a visual journey through the Outer Cape’s changing landscape.
July 19, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host August 1 Program on the Legacy of JFK
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, born in 1917 in Brookline, MA. On August 1 at 7 pm at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham, John Allen, Executive Director of the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, will present a program about the life of JFK and the Kennedy Family’s connection to Cape Cod