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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Ample parking, no charge. Helpful rangers for our questions. Parked car and a 4 mile round-trip run... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jaybroton
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Informative visit, great place to start your explorations

We stopped at the visitor's center that is run by the National Park Service. They offer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jodnay
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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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Popular replica of an Indian settlement.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (31 reviews)
“small museum” (18 reviews)
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Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-255-3421
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ample parking, no charge. Helpful rangers for our questions. Parked car and a 4 mile round-trip run on bike/foot trail to the Coast Guard Beach. Interesting displays.

Thank jaybroton
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped at the visitor's center that is run by the National Park Service. They offer informative services including maps, ranger's, movies and a museum. This is a must stop for first time visitors. The building and grounds are well laid out for visitors of...More

Thank Jodnay
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really nice visitor center with a top notch, very helpful staff. Spent some time chatting with the nice lady in the gift shop and got some excellent advice on where to see seals!

Thank markus2229
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you are on the Cape, you have to visit the National Seashore and you definitely need to stop here first and get the recommendations of a Park Ranger. It also has a beautiful view of Great Slat Pond.

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park rangers here were very helpful is assisting us with our plans. The 'Sands of Time' screening that plays in the auditorium provides a short and fascinating overview of the changing coastal mass that defines the Cape. A few nature trails start from this...More

Thank FrancisFern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can watch several videos that are playing throughout the day to learn more about the Cape and there is a great museum with lots of artifacts. Nice gift shop and you can pick up maps and talk with staff before you start exploring

Thank Katy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This clean, well-run place is the first place where we will stop to see what is going on at the National Seashore. The rangers take the time to answer your questions and point out things to do. There are four short films to introduce first-timers...More

Thank Leonard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Visitor Center is packed with information about the geology and natural history of Cape Cod. They have an information desk, a small museum and a movie that runs continuously during the day about the evolution of Cape Cod's geography.(No fee) There is an outdoor...More

Thank NewHampshiretraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff with lots of information to share! Well worth a stop! Everyone enjoyed the stop here and we will make it an annual thing!

Thank Drtamaragrosz
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This center inculdes a museum as well as a hiking trail. Just over 1 mile of trail through the forrest and along some waterways. Nice, not too difficult trail to get some excercise and explore nature. We spentabout an hour and a half and thoroughly...More

Thank Gene N
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jm12007
24 January 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
23 October 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
18 July 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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