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Salt Pond Visitor Center

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful exhibits and staff.

What a treasure. Everything from a well-crafted Wampanoag exhibit to short films to art exhibits to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aimee K
Cazenovia, New York
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Pleasant hiking and more

We love to visit NPS properties and this did not disappoint. The staff was busy fielding visitor... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Popular replica of an Indian settlement.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a treasure. Everything from a well-crafted Wampanoag exhibit to short films to art exhibits to hands-on educational outings. This is the best visitor's center on the Cape.

Thank Aimee K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We love to visit NPS properties and this did not disappoint. The staff was busy fielding visitor questions and assisting them as needed. We took a look at the gift store and the museum before watching the film highlighting the park. It was very interesting....More

Thank charlesc285
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought it was a rainy day activity, but it never rained, Saturday, August 11th, 2018 as 14 of us went to the theater for a short movie on how the Cape was formed. We visited the gift shop and the museum, and went outside...More

1  Thank 5inavan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such great people working here! Helpful and informative professionals. Very efficient service!!! Don’t forget to visit the gift shop after seeing a movie!

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We nearly didn't bother to stop here on our day trip to Cape Cod thinking we would just go to the other one on the tip, but we would have missed out big time because this one is terrific! There is a lovely short nature...More

1  Thank Nicky L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bathrooms are basic and spare: unseated, lacking in comfort, but totally fine for changing out of wet clothes after a paddle or doing your business after a hike or bike ride. Ey've updated the visitor's center and the amphitheater sometime in the last year...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go and get information for things to do in the area. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great starting point for many trails to go hiking or biking with beautiful views of Nauset Marsh or the beaches. We did a canoe paddle of...More

1  Thank b0st0nandrea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The National Park Service provides a great interpretation of the area, from cultural artifacts to local flora and fauna. Their guided nature walks and full day of short films offer a perfect way to either be introduced to or learn in depth about Cape Cod.

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aside from walks and biking in this area, definitely take note of the canoe trip that the parks services run at Salt Pond. We were the only two who signed up, so had our personal guides to the flats, learning a lot about the critters...More

3  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped into the CCNS Salt Pond Visitor Center a couple days ago while staying in Eastham. I have been to many NPS sites over the years and the Salt Pond Visitor Center is every bit what the Department of the Interior/ National Park Service...More

2  Thank JVWNYC89
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Joanne K
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Dante-Donna | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, no there is no fee. have a great time, enjoy....
January 23, 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
October 22, 2016|
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Response from sunsetsbythesea | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea. Not a fisherperson and don't know rules. I do know that, in order to fish in MA, you need a license.