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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Address: Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone Number: 508-255-3421
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Eastham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: Popular replica of an Indian settlement.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The visitor center has a helpful staff to answer all of your questions about The National Seashore. Beautiful view from the lobby of the Salt Marsh. It has a nice selection of books/maps in the gift store as well as other items. Large parking lot, even for a RV, close to bike path, hiking trails, restrooms, amphitheater. Our favorite bike... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
38 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stopped at this visitor's center to check out the museum, views, films (there were two when we were there in October) and use the facilities. Very clean and very nice on a rather blustery day. The staff were exceedingly helpful in making our visit to Cape Cod productive for what we wanted to visit. Very friendly and efficient. Loved... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,731 reviews 1,731 reviews
916 attraction reviews
883 helpful votes 883 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The staff at the visitor center is very welcoming and helpfull. The ranger gave us really good tips about trails and beaches around this area. There is also a museum and a nice shop where we bought some postcards and magnets. We took a quick look into the photography exhibit. The pictures were beautiful.

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Canandaigua, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Interesting museum and movies. The rangers are very helpful in helping you plan your trip. There are also nice nature walks.

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Tidewater, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The staff was helpful & courteous. They offered great ideas for walks & local history talks.The displays were interesting, too.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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371 reviews 371 reviews
172 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a very nice visitor center with a lot of information for the visitor. The rangers are a great source of information about trails etc. Nice maps of the park showing the trails. The movies were very interesting and a great way to learn about the history as well as the natural history area. A nice gift shop was... More

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Blue Earth
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beautiful stop and very educational. The films with the explanations about the formation of Cape Cod and the whaling ships were excellent. Plus, the easy hiking paths were a delight to walk on with the interpretive signs. The maps and displays were great inside the visitor's center. Information provided about the First Nation people - their way of life and... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Salt Pond Visitors Center is part of the National Seashore on Cape Cod. The drive way is across the highway from where I say with friends.I have been there many times.I was just there.The staff is excellent in helping pick out a trail to walk or bike. They are inforemed so can recommend length or degree of difficulty. In... More

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189 reviews 189 reviews
83 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A beautiful day at the National Seashore, nice displays, informative films, hiking & bike trails. helpful rangers, cool giftshop & a stamp for your National Parks Passport what's not to like? Support our National Parks!

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Interesting exhibits and good maps. The begining of the trail could be better marked, but we had a lovely walk anyway. The salt pond is beautiful and very interesting.

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