Blind/Low Vision Accessibility

 

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Much of Cape Cod National Seashore is accessible to those who are blind, or have low vision. In addition to the accomodations listed below, vision impaired and audio only versions are now available of the main park brochure. 

Cape Cod National Seashore and many other National Park Service sites now have full audio described versions of the main park brochure. The brochure is available in text only, audio only, and an interactive text and audio app for both Android and iOS/Apple devices. 

 
 
White paint marks steps on the trail
White paint makes steps easier to see along the Buttonbush Trail.

NPS

  • Large print versions of official park publications are available at Salt Pond and Province Lands Visitor Centers and at park headquarters.
  • The Buttonbush Trail near Salt Pond Visitor Center has guide ropes and Braille signage.
  • A Braille translation of the park brochure is available for use at the two visitor centers and at park headquarters.
  • The four park movies shown at the two visitor centers have been audio described, and assistive listening devices are available.
  • The lobby exhibits at Salt Pond and Province Lands have tactile features, and the Wampanoag exhibit in the Salt Pond Museum has phone sets for audio messages.
  • Crosswalks at Salt Pond have tactile markings.
  • Exhibits follow visual accessibility guidelines for color, contrast, font, and point size.
  • Province Lands Visitor Center has a tactile floor plan available and the exhibits gallery is described for people who have low or no vision.
  • Web content is accessible to screen readers, and social media posts include #AltText.

Last updated: July 27, 2020

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Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Phone:

508-255-3421
To speak to a park ranger, call 508-255-3421 for visitor information.

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