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Salt Pond Visitor Center

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Address: Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone Number: 508-255-3421
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Popular replica of an Indian settlement.

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Two extra hours

Perfect place to spend two hours before a wedding. Saw two excellent movies about whaling and Cape Cod formation. They offer a variety of tours and activities throughout the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place to spend two hours before a wedding. Saw two excellent movies about whaling and Cape Cod formation. They offer a variety of tours and activities throughout the National Seashore. Small, informative and well documented museum in the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rangers, very helpful and knowledgeable. Interesting museum and hands-on activities. Trails galore that are easy, ranging from .5 mile-many more. You choose.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very informative and enjoyable visitor's center. Saw two enjoyable movies and a wonderful small museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're gonna be on the Seashore for a week like most are, stop in and see what NPS has going on. Always worth chatting with a ranger, they know everything!

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Meriden, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this area for years, but had never done a Park Ranger led activity before. We went to the Wednesday night campfire at Nauset Light Beach. It was great fun mainly due to the efforts of the two Rangers who led the activity. It was a mixed crowd of about 30 people with some teenagers, our 11 year... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to the Cape Cod National Seashore, you might want to stop by the Salt Pond Visitor Center for an answer to a question about the local flora/fauna, a quick look at the museum, a stop in the gift shop, or simply to soak up the 50's era national park atmosphere. No one here is unhappy. The place... More 

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Thank dlosea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually stop in here every year as we are biking to the ocean. The rangers are very informative and helpful. Make sure to see one of the short 20 minute films - very interesting. Even the kids like coming here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large parking lot for the main building. Film introducing the area Very helpful staff Can buy US senior pass for $10. This lets you into all of the park beach lots Nice walking trails by the Salt Pond Bike trail to the beach, and easy access to the Wellfleet to Dennis Bike trail Nearby is a town kayak launch to... More 

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Thank Joe D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's cool to see the history, and look out over the salt pond, but it's mostly just trails to hike on like any other state park. Not a must see, but a fun short stop.

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Plover, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice visitor center with much useful information Had short films regarding Cape Cod which were quite interesting. Hiking path around Salt Pond was also worth the time spent

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