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Cape Cod National Seashore 'Racepoint Lighthouse' © Steve Bray
This picture was shot while driving the dunes at Racepoint. Shot sometime around August 2003 just before the most amazing lighting storm I have ever witnessed. No filter used.
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Cape Cod Region
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Cape Cod National Seashore
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CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE
CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE
99 Marconi Station Site Road
Wellfleet, Massachusetts   02667

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Cape Cod National Seashore
'Racepoint Lighthouse'
© Photogragh by Steve Bray - Belchertown, MA

This picture was shot while driving the dunes at Racepoint. Shot sometime around August 2003 just before the most amazing lighting storm I have ever witnessed. No filter used.

Cape Cod National Seashore
'White Cedar Swamp'

Cape Cod National Seashore
'Nauset Light'

At the entrance to Nauset Beach in the heart of the National Seashore. Lencz1sbcglobal.net

Cape Cod National Seashore comprises 43,604 acres of shoreline and upland landscape features, including a forty-mile long stretch of pristine sandy beach, dozens of clear, deep, freshwater kettle ponds, and upland scenes that depict evidence of how people have used the land. A variety of historic structures are within the boundary of the Seashore, including lighthouses, a lifesaving station, and numerous Cape Cod style houses. The Seashore offers six swimming beaches, eleven self-guiding nature trails, and a variety of picnic areas and scenic overlooks.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Day-UseFishingyes
 Huntingyes
 Hiking Trailyes
 Picnickingyes
Nearby Accommodations
Captain Farris Bed and Breakfast Inn - South Yarmouth, MABBs / Inns
a unique and beautiful bed breakfast inn voted One of New England's Best by Fodor's Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Ideally located on mid Cape Cod in the historic Bass River Village of South Yarmouth Only 90 Minutes From Boston Or Providence
14.2 miles from park*
Carriage House Inn - Chatham, MABBs / Inns
Carriage House Inn, a romantic Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts. The Carriage House Inn offers spacious grounds, beautifully appointed guestrooms and gracious hospitality. Start your morning with a hot cup of coffee or tea in your room. Relax beside your fireplace or in one of the rocking chairs outside with your morning newspaper delivered to your door. Then, come over to the dining room or the sunroom for a truly gourmet breakfast. However you decide to spend the rest of your day is up to you. The innkeepers will surely make your vacation experience a memorable one.
2.1 miles from park*
The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn - WEST HARWICH, MABBs / Inns
An award winning Cape Cod bed and breakfast located in Harwich, Massachusetts. A tranquil hideaway, a short stroll from the sandy beaches of Nantucket Sound, this exquisite Cape Cod Inn is a refreshingly contemporary boutique inn housed within an 1850's sea captain's house.
10.3 miles from park*


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 26 Wonderful serene place by lynnkrum
First visit up to the Cape. Beautiful and serene. We participated in a number of Ranger led talks/activities and found them most informative. Keep up the good work protecting our natural resources. We need pros like you to keep our land/sea for future generations to enjoy. God Bless You.


Area Campgrounds
Bass River Trailer Park Inc
698 Willow Street Route 28
Bass River, MA
508-398-2011
Shady Knoll
1709 Main Street Route 6A
Brewster, MA
508-896-3002
Sweetwater Forest
676 Harwich Road
Brewster, MA
508-896-3773
Grindell's Ocean View Park Inc
61 Old Wharf Road
Dennisport, MA
508-398-2671
Old Chatham RV Resort
310 Old Chatham Road
South Dennis, MA
508-385-3616
Paine's Campground
180 Old Kings Highway
South Wellfleet, MA
508-349-3007
Maurice's Campground Inc
80 Route Six
Wellfleet, MA
508-349-2029

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Directions
Plane - Regularly scheduled daily flights connect from Boston to Hyannis and Boston to Provincetown.

Car - From Boston area: Take Route 3 south, to the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne. Follow Route 6 eastward to Eastham and Provincetown. From Providence, RI: Take I-95 north to, I-195. Follow Route 6 eastward as described above.

Public Transportation - By bus: Plymouth and Brockton Street Railway provides daily runs from Boston to Hyannis and the Outer Cape (Provincetown). Bonanza Bus Lines provides several scheduled runs from New York City and Providence, RI to Hyannis, MA (approximately 30 miles southwest of Eastham). By Rail: Amtrak serves Providence, RI and Boston, MA connecting with bus transportation to Cape Cod.

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Massachusetts
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Cape Cod Region
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Cape Cod National Seashore
Cape Cod National Seashore