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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Very helpful staff and museum was small but interesting. Great little walk as well. Busy area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
very informative

Very informative, great evening programs. Hands on displays, videos and wonderful museum. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aiken, South Carolina
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Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-255-3421
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank jmestyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Irena4321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank abarry2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what an awesome visitor's center! Great hiking trail around the pond and so much great information about the history of Cape Cod. Loved it!

Thank Baby-whisperer211
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

For a good overview and lots of info make this one of your first stops on the cape. Lots of diplays walking path and often special events, we saw native American dancing. Also a gift shop .

Thank jim m
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The ranger was very helpful with great info on sights, hikes and beaches and gave us pamphlets that helped later when we planned a return visit. We were glad we stopped here before exploring the National Seashore as the information helped us target the sights...More

1  Thank 2Weevils
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I kept coming back here because I really truly loved it. Yes, it is a visitor center, but I think they are an integral part of any National Park visit. This was also my first time at the National Seashore, and everything the center had...More

Thank Nora K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The visitor center has a nice small museum and a theater that offers several videos. The ranger at the information desk had some good suggestions on how to organize our full day there. One of the big selling points of National Park Visitor Centers for...More

1  Thank timothyjamesolker
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23 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
22 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