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Parks & nature in Eastham

Science Museum
“A wealth of information is located at the visitors center. Not to mention hiking and biking trails, beaches, and nature preserves. ”
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Trail
“The trail is along the Cape Cod National Seashore and has information on the Nauset Tribe that use to live there in the 1600's and 1700's.”
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Beach
“This is my new favorite beach, there is a new winding path from the parking lot down to the beach. There used to be a set of stairs but they seemed to get damaged every winter so now there is a nice path (easier for rolling the beach buggy). The former bath house has been removed and the new one has not been built yet, so the only facilities are portable toilets. There is a rocky area to the left of the entrance to the beach, so I suggest going to the right (especially if you arrive during high tide and can't see the large rocks). My new favorite day is to go to this beach and then go to Arnold's on our way home (only about 5 minutes away from Nauset Light).”
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Park
“Great fresh water pond for the kids. A system of floating docks on the pond never gets old and has life guards on duty. Also has a large playground.”
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Beach
“You will love going at low tide to walk the sandbars way out into the water. Lots of great, warm tidal pools too. On the way out to Ptown. ”
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Beach
“Short walk from the cottage to Eastham public beach. Parking available for a small daily fee.”
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Park
“There are live music events here and craft fairs and a nice place to have a picnic. ”
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Park
“Great hiking trail along the national seashore that you can hike all the way to Coastguard Beach. The bridge is very peaceful. ”
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Park
“1 mile walk from the house. This beach is so quiet, you'll wonder how you ever managed anything else. Low tide-perfect for walking, tidal pool play. High tide - fun currents. Launch kayaks here and paddle through the Black Fish Creek (see map). Make sure there's enough water in the creek (don't go at low tide) and that it's not so high that you can't get under the bridge on Bridge Rd. Time your trips around tides accordingly. There's a strange phenomenon that happens when the tide is shifting and it's on the way in. Pay attention to other beachgoers and you'll probably see someone else taking advantage. There is a strong current in the inner waterway. If you jump into the water on the left, it will quickly carry you down along the beach to the right while you float on your back. It's pretty fun. Hard to describe but check it out about an hour before high tide. ”
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Park
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Harbour / Marina