Length: 0.3 mile loop, 15 minutes (longer if reading braille exhibits or participating in family-friendly nature activities).
Location: Adjacent to the Salt Pond Visitor Center Amphitheater, 50 Nauset Road, off Route 6, Eastham.
Pets: Pets and bikes are not allowed on the Buttonbush Trail.
Features: Originally designed for visitors with low or no vision, this loop trail provides a sensory experience as it winds through forest, crosses Buttonbush Pond on a boardwalk bridge, and traverses formerly cultivated lands. The trail has braille signage, guide ropes, and steps marked for visibility. Additional family-friendly activities and an accompanying trail guide encourage youngsters to explore.
Conditions: Easy; some log steps on the second half of the trail; moderate grade; restrooms at visitor center.
Last updated: April 11, 2021