Length: 1.3 mile loop, plus 1.5 mile spur to Coast Guard Beach, one hour.
Location: Adjacent to the Salt Pond Visitor Center amphitheater, 50 Nauset Road, off Route 6.
Pets: Pets are not allowed on Nauset Marsh Trail.
Features: This trail winds along the edge of Salt Pond and Nauset Marsh, crosses fields, and returns to the Salt Pond Visitor Center through a recovering forest. There are several spectacular vistas along the way. A minimally-maintained trail extension leads to Doane Picnic Area and Coast Guard Beach. Extension is one mile each way.
Conditions: Easy; some log steps; moderate grade; use caution when crossing the bike trail; restrooms located at the visitor center parking area.