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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Visit the Salt Pond Visitors Center!

This is the best place for current information about the Cape Cod National Seashore. While you are... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
rm8writes
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Eastham, Massachusetts
The Best Place To Understand Cape Cod

The Cape Cod National Seashore was founded in 1961 by President Kennedy to protect the beautiful... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
CHARLES G
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CAMDEN
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Popular replica of an Indian settlement.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (32 reviews)
“small museum” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-255-3421
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"gift shop"
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"small museum"
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"national seashore"
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"first stop"
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"cape cod"
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"helpful rangers"
in 10 reviews
"information desk"
in 7 reviews
"natural history"
in 7 reviews
"short film"
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"great information"
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"great museum"
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"informative museum"
in 4 reviews
"walking trails"
in 10 reviews
"all ages"
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"nauset marsh"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful view"
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"coast guard beach"
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is the best place for current information about the Cape Cod National Seashore. While you are there you can tour the museum which displays artifacts from the early days of the Seashore, learn about trails, see an informative video, sign up for a ranger...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

The Cape Cod National Seashore was founded in 1961 by President Kennedy to protect the beautiful beaches, dunes, and wildlife habitats of easternmost Cape Cod. It stretches from below the "elbow" of the Cape at Chatham and extends all along the outer Cape up to...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

An educational experience as well a well stocked book store. A children's touch and feel with sea creatures, early American exhibit and

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff. We asked about best photo locations, and the staff gave very good advice.

Thank Clarke C
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This place is a "must" to begin your National Seashore visit. The staff is friendly and helpful. Pick up maps, trail information and a list of ranger-led activities and talks. There is a small museum, a gift shop and a marvelous view from the patio....More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We enjoyed our visit here, especially the videos to share how the cape was formed many years ago. Also had a good conversation to the friendly and helpful staff.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We enjoyed our stop at the Salt Pond centre, where staff were very friendly and helpful. The videos are short but interesting, particularly the Sands of Cape Cod one which shows how the Cape came to be formed.

Thank DWVtravel
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I am a sucker for museums and places of information so my review should be taken with a pinch of salt. this is an excellent museum talking of the history of this area and touched upon facets of not just the area, but their people,...More

Thank Reji V
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

The salt pond visitor center has to be on Everybody's todo list if they are visiting the cape cod area. we found the park officials to be very helpful and guide us in planning our day. there are a few short videos which help in...More

Thank Reji V
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

The visitor centre is bright and modern, the staff are knowledgeable and helpful. The exhibits inside and out are interesting. The marsh trail is a scenic beauty. It is an easy walk and about half way there is a viewing area which gives you an...More

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jm12007
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Stacey Z | Reviewed this property |
There are definitely fish in the pond .. I know this because we walked through in our bare feet & they were everywhere. Never saw anyone fishing did see spots where it looked like people would of fished from. There are... More
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xjet
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Beverly H | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I have no idea. The National Seashore folks could let you know.
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NBPINVT
July 18, 2015|
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Response from mtbme62 | Reviewed this property |
No - the ranger led program rents canoes. Other places DO rent kayaks (see responses). You need to call the Salt Pond Visitor Center to register first. They also provide the instruction about canoe safety, life vests... More
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