Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts

Mailing Address:
99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

(508) 255-3421

Description: The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the 1800s is protected within the Cape Cod national seashore. Cape Cod has forty miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds, and uplands support diverse species.

What To Do: All of these opportunities (and more!) await you:

  • 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

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Standard Hours- Everyday 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Fees: Cape Cod National Seashore beach entrance fees are collected from late June through early September when lifeguards are on duty, and on weekends/holidays from Memorial Day to the end of September.Beach entrance fees are collected at all six seashore beaches.

Daily vehicle – $20
Motorcycles – $10
Pedestrians, bicyclists – $3
Cape Cod National Seashore annual pass – $60

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