The white silhouette of a white shark stands out on a purple field.

Shark Safety

Be shark smart while visiting Cape Cod!

Lifeguards watch over a beach while people enjoy the sun and sand with colorful umbrellas.

Beach and Water Safety

Know the dangers and the risks, and ensure every visit to the beach is a fun one!

A gravel path leads down to the edge of a pond, a green sign to the right reads "Nauset Marsh Trail"

Hiking and Trail Safety

Hit the trails with the right equipment and make the proper preparations.

A young park visitor tries on a bike helmet while a volunteer helps her adjust it.

Bike Safety

Enjoy your ride on the seashore bike trails and prevent injuries.

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Hunting Safety

Help protect yourself and others while engaged in hunting activities at the seashore.

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Natural Hazards

Keep an eye out for poison ivy, and do those tick checks!


Seashore Regulations

The 2016 Superintendent's Compendium lists all of the Cape Cod National Seashore specific rules and regulations. (pdf download)

Superintendent's Compendium - 2016

Last updated: October 4, 2018

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667


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

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