Plan Your Visit

If you ask ten people to share their favorite thing to do at Cape Cod National Seashore, you might hear ten different activities--swimming, hiking a trail, taking sunset pictures, surfing, observing wildlife, riding a bike, joining a ranger-guided canoe trip, exploring a whaling captain's house, eating a wild cranberry, climbing a lighthouse. All of these opportunities (and more!) await you!
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Basic Information

So I want to come to the seashore, what should I know?

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Directions and Transportation

How to get here, and how to get around.

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Eating and Sleeping

Now you're here and you're hungry and tired... what to do?

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Things To Do

Looking for adventure? Let us be your guide!

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Places To Go

Make your own new discovery! Explore unique places.

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Events and Programs Calendar

What's going on? Check out what events and programs are available at the seashore during your visit!


Tour Group Guides

Bringing a tour bus to the seashore? Acting as a receptive? These guidelines will help you ensure your guests have a satisfying, safe and successful visit!

Need to Know for Tour Guides
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Safety at the Seashore

Your safety while visiting Cape Cod is important to us! Please take the time to read these important safety tips.

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How do we help ensure the opportunity for everyone to enjoy the seashore?

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667


(508) 255-3421

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