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Cape Cod National Seashore

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Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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99 Marconi Site Rd, MA 02667-8142
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

Thanks to President John F. Kennedy for creating this National Park with so many different nature sites on the eastern shore of Cape Cod. Visiting the beaches from north to south each one is unique. It is great fun to explore this wonderful area hiking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burkhard042
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited here Fri Oct. 19. 2018. The Salt Pond Visitor Center is the gateway to the vast Cape Cod National Seashore. Stop here first for orientation, restrooms, maps, etc. This is a US Park Service site established in 1961 and encompasses 43,607 acres. Multiple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

One day was not really enough to really explore this gem of a national park! We started at the first visitor center we came to on the south end to gather information and watch the film. We soon realized this would have to be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Texans112
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a magical place, we started from Provincetown and worked our way back with wonderful beaches, lovely lighthouses, stunning estuary's and villages, delightful trails. A well planned day and you can see most things on the National Seashore, an experience we will never forget.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We were here the week before the season opened mid-April. It was a bit chilly. We were sad the small mom & pop restaurants were not open yet. But, there were very few people on the beeches which we enjoyed. Take a ride to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is truly one of the beautiful places, completely worth the drive. It was very quite this time of year, late September.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The National Seashore was across Route 6 from our Bed and Breakfast in Eastham. The ocean beaches are stunning and we were able to see seals in the surf. The beaches are pet friendly after the main tourist season, our Maggie enjoyed the walks. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We drove out for a day visit from Boston. The visitor center is nice. Being there in fall was great due to low crowds. Easy to drive out to the beach parking. The only strange thing was the way the Junior Ranger program was conducted....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank dezire2adpt
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful natural seashore area unspoiled by building and commercial businesses. We walked the beach though it was cold and windy. The ocean waves were roaring loudly and reminded us how Powerful the ocean can be.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loist51
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We hit every beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore. They are by far the most beautiful beaches in New England! Any one you go to is gorgeous. My favorite is Cahoon Hollow! If you go after tourist season (which we do) you can walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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12 June 2018|
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Response from Anne R | Reviewed this property |
An entrance fee to what? A beach? Most beaches stop charging after Labor Day, especially if it is a state beach.
10 June 2018|
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Response from PekepooEmma | Reviewed this property |
Just about “all the beaches at the “National Seashore have great viewing”, for seals! I have observed them at “all the beaches from Chatham to P’town!” Honestly, the more crowded the beaches are( especially during high... More
30 May 2018|
Response from JIMMIE56 |
Yes and No! Allowed only in limited areas, with variety of rules. Avoid areas with seals to prevent pet from catching the distemper virus.