Date: October 1, 2021
Contact: Sue Moynihan, 508-957-0738
WELLFLEET, Mass – Fall is the right time to discover the nationwide seashore. Days are usually nice, with blue skies, comfy temperatures, and decrease humidity. Nationwide seashore rangers are providing free packages by means of October, together with dune hikes, salt marsh rambles, a pictures hike, brief talks at customer facilities, and a seashore stroll centered on sharks and seals. Superintendent Carlstrom will host an annual seashore replace, and there will likely be an occasion to have a good time the latest completion of a boardwalk rehabilitation undertaking in Wellfleet. Carry a masks to packages in case social distancing shouldn’t be doable. The next packages are supplied by means of October:
Sharks and Seals: Cape Cod’s Dynamic Duo Stroll: Discover the connection between these two species and the roles they play in sustaining a wholesome marine setting. Supplied Fridays at 10 am at Head of the Meadow Seashore, Truro (meet the ranger there, no reservation wanted) and Saturdays at 9:30 am at Coast Guard Seashore, Eastham (reservation required, name 508-255-3421 ext. 9 to register). Each packages final one hour and contain a stroll of as much as one mile in free sand.
Uncover Nauset Marsh Stroll: Discover the fascinating array of vegetation, animals, and historical past alongside the Nauset Marsh Path. Supplied Sundays at 11 am. One hour, one-mile, leisurely stroll. Meet the ranger at Salt Pond Customer Middle. No reservation wanted.
Tales of the Seashore: Discover the enchanting dune panorama of surprising vegetation and wild cranberry bogs. Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, as much as 2 hours, 1-2 miles in free sand. Put on closed-toe sneakers. Meet the ranger at Province Lands Customer Middle. No reservation wanted.
Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Celebration: Be part of seashore employees and Buddies of the Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore to study and have a good time completion of a $150k rehabilitation undertaking and to acknowledge donors. October 7 at 10 am. Meet on the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trailhead in Wellfleet.
Seashore Soundings: Annual presentation and dialog with seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom about park tasks and assets. October 14 at 4 pm on the Salt Pond outside amphitheater.
Pictures Hike: Discover the Nice Island Path along with your digicam and a ranger photographer. Monday, October 18 at 2 pm. It is a difficult, 3-4 mile stroll that features delicate sand and steep climbs and descents. Reservations required, name 508-487-1256 to register.
For extra details about nationwide seashore packages go to Calendar – Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore (U.S. Nationwide Park Service) (nps.gov)