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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Nice Hiking Trail

This center inculdes a museum as well as a hiking trail. Just over 1 mile of trail through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gene N
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Very good Visitor Center

Stopped at the Center before going to the beach. Started with a trip through the small but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Popular replica of an Indian settlement.
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  • Average3%
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“gift shop” (31 reviews)
“small museum” (17 reviews)
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Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the Center before going to the beach. Started with a trip through the small but informative Museum. They also play a short 12 minute video about the formation of the Cape. Small gift store on site with plenty of items to part you...More

Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Seashore Visitor Center in Eastham is an amazing place to visit. There are always a variety of exhibits in the center hallway and there are park rangers here to answer questions and give suggestions for how to best enjoy this beautiful area. The...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Tuesday and really enjoyed the place. We saw to 12 minutes movies in their theater, one on Marconi and his radio transmission from the Cape and one on the glacial formation of the Cape. Both were very interesting. It has a...More

Thank Dino T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor's center is very nice. The park service personnel were friendly, informative and helpful. They have an excellent gift shop. We got lots of tips on other places to visit on Cape Cod. Hiking around the salt pond was an extra bonus.

Thank tommyboyks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very helpful staff and museum was small but interesting. Great little walk as well. Busy area overall

Thank jmestyle
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very informative, great evening programs. Hands on displays, videos and wonderful museum. Great views too.

Thank Irena4321
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice facility with knowledgeable guides. The museum, theater and amphitheater were awesome. We only allowed an hour for this stop but wished we had allowed more but it was getting close to closing time.

Thank Twohappytravelers15
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Informative and interesting. Great museum about whaling and sea life in old cape cod. Great bike trails , well done

Thank abarry2017
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great museum to get your hands around the National Seashore. Start with the movies that play every 20 minutes. Or go to the museum for artifacts and lots of history to learn from. Had shells and other items to identify for the kids and of...More

Thank Keith T
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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
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.
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