Cable Station at the corner of Rt. 28 and Cove Rd.
Visitor Center is Cape Cod National Seashore's main visitor facility,
with frequent orientation movies, a well stocked bookstore, a comprehensive
museum, and restroom facilities. The indoor theatre routinely offers
5 short films daily on a rotating schedule. Offering breathtaking
views of Nauset Marsh and the Atlantic beyond, this Visitor Center
is also convenient to the popular 1.5 mile Nauset Marsh Trail and
the Buttonbush Trail, a .25 mile multi-sensory trail that featuring
a guide rope and text panels printed in large lettering and Braille,
and the Nauset Bicycle Trail.
The museum collection at
Salt Pond reflects the vast range of natural and cultural themes
represented on Cape Cod. Quotes highlight themes that the museum's
exhibits encompass, along with artwork from prominent artists. In
the atrium, the museum offers highlights of the Cape's complex natural
composition. Realistic models of native plants and mounted animal
specimens emphasize the rich and diverse natural history of the Outer
Cape. Displays cover salt marsh plants and animals, beach dynamics,
upland plant communities and prominent residential and migratory
Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at the corner
of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham. Hours: daily 9 AM to 4:30
PM (increased hours during the summer). Phone: (508) 255 - 3421.