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Provincetown and the National Seashore

a photographic essay

by Charles Fields

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Published by Fields Pub. in [Provincetown, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Provincetown (Mass.),
  • Cape Cod National Seashore (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Provincetown (Mass.) -- Pictorial works,
    • Cape Cod National Seashore (Mass.) -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Fields.
      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF74.P96 F54 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572112M
      ISBN 100971545804
      LC Control Number2002100504
      OCLC/WorldCa50809677

      Pilgrim Heights at the Dune Crest Hotel is the perfect waterview location for your event able to handle parties up to people. Located high atop a bluff in the heart of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Truro heights has commanding views of Beach Point, Provincetown, Provincetown Harbor and .   Provincetown Bike Paths The bike paths of Provincetown are a biking enthusiast’s dream. The mile trip takes you through the National Seashore starting at Herring Cove and ending up at the Visitor’s Center on Race Point Road, winding around Beach Forest along the way. The scenery is Location: Commercial Street, Provincetown, , MA.   The shuttle connects village centers in Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown, and trails in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Biking in Town. With pedestrian traffic and cars during the season, biking downtown can be a challenge. Commercial Street is one way .


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Provincetown and the National Seashore by Charles Fields Download PDF EPUB FB2

The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the s is protected within the national seashore. Forty miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds, and uplands support diverse species. Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of.

Provincetown Inn Waterfront Resort and Conference Center - Cape Cod, MA, P-town's historic affordable family resort, oceanfront hotel with bed and breakfast lodging accommodations; suites on the ocean with our own private beach, outdoor Pool Bar and Grill, lounge.

Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The entire Atlantic Ocean coastline of Cape Cod was preserved as a National Park (CCNS) by President John F.

Kennedy in The National Seashore Park offers several gateways to some of the most valuable real estate in America which can be accessed for no cost or only a nominal parking fee. The Province Lands Visitor Center is located at Race Point Road, off Route 6 at the northern end of Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown.

Hours: daily, May through October, 9. Sailing, saltwater fishing, and whale watch excursions are all available at MacMillan Pier, in the center of Provincetown.

You may also take advantage of miles of paved bike trails located within the National Seashore. These trails wind through the dunes to the most beautiful beaches on the Cape. Charles Fields is a photographer with 35 years of experience and is a member of the Photography Arts Collective, the Provincetown Art Association, and the American Society of Media Photographers, Inc.

He is the author of Carnival–Provincetown and Provincetown and the National Seashore, and his work has been featured in numerous shows and galleries in New York and 5/5(7).

The extraordinary Provincetown dunes are part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, which stretches the eastern edge of the Cape Cod Provincetown and the National Seashore book line from Chatham to Provincetown.

The park protects this unique but fragile ecological system of the dunes to ensure the. PROVINCETOWN — A woman was bitten Saturday morning in an unprovoked attack by a coyote, according to officials at the Cape Cod National Seashore.

The woman was reading a. 10 May by David W. Dunlap Categories: Cape Cod National Seashore, Back Shore | Tags: BOOK Compass Grass Anthology (Del Deo), CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE, DUNE SHACK Fowler Cottage (No.

11), DUNE SHACK Frenchie's Shack (No. 13), DUNE SHACK Grail (No. 12), DUNE SHACK Malkin-Jackson Shack (No. 10), DUNE SHACK Peaked Hill Trust, DUNE SHACK. "[the book] feels like it comes from someone with years of walking the streets, beaches and dunes [of Provincetown].

-- Sue Harrison, Provincetown Banner, [It] illuminates Provincetown's and the seashore's unique place geographically and historically from every angle imaginable - waterline to aerial views. -- Cape Cod Times, June 9 /5(3). One visit and you understand why the Cape Cod National Seashore is a national treasure.

Rugged natural, and pristine as nature was meant to be. Not a hint of civilization -- no french fry smell, just the roar of the ocean on the white thick sands and the occasional SEAL 5/5(). Posts about National Seashore written by S.N.

Cook. Race Point Beach in Provincetown, now a part of the National Seashore is a favorite spot for swimming, fishing, and nature watching where one might catch a glimpse of a seal or whale, depending on the season.

Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA. 39K likes. The national seashore includes forty miles of sandy beaches, salt marshes, ponds, and uplands. It also preserves historic buildings and landscapes/5(). Provincetown is 45 miles (72 km) east by southeast from Boston by air or sea, and miles ( km) by road.

About 4, acres, or about 73% of the town's land area, is owned by the National Park Service, which operates the Cape Cod National Seashore, leaving about sq mi ( km 2) of land under the town's : Barnstable. The Cape Cod National Seashore is comprised of o acres of ocean beaches, sand dunes, woodlands, freshwater ponds and marches.

It stretches from Nauset Beach all the way to the very tip of Cape Cod at Long Point Lighthouse in Provincetown. These tours give people an exclusive visit to the most popular town in Cape Cod, Provincetown. It is the place that the Puritans first arrived in They would also have the experience to see a fully-functioning historical town set in the year /5().

He is the photographer and author of Cape Cod and the National Seashore, Carnival–Provincetown, Provincetown and the National Seashore,Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Vietnam Journeys, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, The Lower Cape and Cuba Journeys.

His work has been featured in numerous shows and galleries in New York and throughout New England. Beaches. With miles of pristine coastline, Cape Cod offers some of the finest beaches in the world, especially those along the Cape Cod National Seashore, a mile stretch of unspoiled sandy beach in Outer Cape Cod’s constantly changing coastline has created new reasons to come and see our beautiful coasts.

Enjoy the beauty of the Outer Cape as you depart traveling along the National Seashore, viewing the beaches, lighthouses and the very tip of Cape Cod. Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch is ranked as one of the top activities for Cape Cod. NEW NATIONAL PARK FEE – EFFECTIVE JULY The National Park Service is charging all visitors a 3 percent usage and maintenance fee for all activities enjoyed in our National Parks.

The fee collected will be used for infrastructure within the Cape Cod National Seashore. Hike Provincetown Dunes on the Cape Cod National Seashore Rated /5 based on 4 customer reviews Miles Total - ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail/5(4).

Please call us at () or email [email protected] Coastal Acres Campground PO Box 76R Bayberry Ave. Provincetown, MA TESTIMONIAL "I was there for 6 nights, in Julythe place is clean, very green, less than half mile to Provincetown center, we can walk, rent a. 10 May by David W. Dunlap Categories: Cape Cod National Seashore, Province Lands, Cape Cod National Seashore, Race Point | Tags: ARCHITECTURAL FIRM Burns & Kenerson, ARCHITECTURAL FIRM TRA-BV, ARCHITECTURAL STYLE Miss AZORES, BOOK Provincetown Massachusetts Cemetery Inscriptions (Cook Cook MacIntyre and MacIntyre), BOOK Seashore.

Provincetown Community Television, Provincetown, Massachusetts. K likes. Commercial Street 3rd Floor Provincetown, MA Hours: Monday-Friday 11 /5(15). "[the book] feels like it comes from someone with years of walking the streets, beaches and dunes [of Provincetown].

-- Sue Harrison, Provincetown Banner, [It] illuminates Provincetown's and the seashore's unique place geographically and historically from every angle imaginable - waterline to aerial views.

-- Cape Cod Times, June 9 5/5(2). Cape Cod National Seashore The Provincetown Municipal Airport is located within the Cape Cod National Seashore, a national treasure overseen by the National Park Service.

In addition to stunning scenery, the Cape Cod National Seashore boasts six world-class beaches, three bicycle trails, and a variety of other recreational activities.

This is our favorite resort when visiting Cape Cod. We love the location which is close to P-town for whale watching and near the beautiful beaches of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

Located at one end of Provincetown, it is quiet and relaxing here, yet it's not far from downtown Provincetown. Buy Provincetown and the National Seashore: A Photographic Essay by Charles Fields (Photographer) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Q: Is it possible to have a campfire at Dunes Edge Campground.

A: No. Open or wood fires are prohibited by the town of Provincetown. Campers must use propane or charcoal. Beach fires are permitted at the National Seashore Beaches by permit.

Call Seashore Headquarters for more information. The Provincetown Chamber of Commerce has served travelers to Cape Cod and tourists sinceproviding referrals to accommodations, dining, attractions and entertainment for Provincetown and the Outer Cape.

The Chamber Welcome Center is located at the base of MacMillan Pier. Of course there is that wonderful historic Bed and Breakfast that you can stay at in Provincetown called the Revere Guest House. Check out there web site and book directly online is proud to announce the launch of the first comprehensive guide to the Cape Cod National Seashore for the iPhone and Android map, or guide book, Location: 14 Court St Provincetown MA A Booksense Book-of-the-Year finalist, she’s a member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the National Writers Union.

All her novels are firmly rooted in a sense of place, whether it’s a mystery series set in Montréal or on Cape Cod, or historical fiction set in World War II or in medieval France.

ALL rooms at the Provincetown Inn are now NON-SMOKING. HONEYMOON SUITE: Studio set up with sleeping area and a sitting area.

Refrigerator, microwave, and a full eat-in kitchen and private deck. It offers panoramic views of the tip of Cape Cod, the Breakwater and the Cape Cod National Seashore.

ALL RATES INCLUDE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FOR TWO. Visit the famous Pilgrim Monument or one of several lighthouses in the area.

Rent a Kayak and explore the bay, take a boat on a fishing or whale watching expedition. Play golf, tour the dunes, or enjoy a sunset on the beach. Hiking or biking the fabulous trails in the National Seashore Park or around town is a favorite pastime for our guests.

The Cape Cod National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham should be your first stop in the area.

It’ll orientate you to the park, and provides short films, a museum, and free maps for hiking and biking trails. Starting from the visitor center is the short 1-mile loop Nauset Marsh Trail that follows a path around the salt pond and Nauset Marsh before returning to the visitor center.

The sand dunes of The Cape Cod National Seashore are a part of the Cape's signature. Make your trip to Provincetown that much more memorable with a tour of these iconic dunes led by Art's Dune Tours.

The Cape Cod National Seashore visitor center is an excellent place to visit to discover more about the surrounding areas within Cape Cod. The two visitor centers are Salt Pond located in Eastham and Province Lands Visitor Center located in Provincetown.

The Prince Albert Guest House is a historic 's Sea Captain's home in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The guest house has been restored with modern hotel amenities to create a luxurious bed and breakfast on the tip of beautiful Cape Cod.

As you pass the Lake you will see the ENTERING PROVINCETOWN sign. From this point travel miles to the end of Route 6. Avoid the exits for Provincetown Center.

At the end of Route 6 you will see sign stating: Entering Cape Cod National Seashore, Province Lands. Bear left onto Route 6A South.

In about miles Turn left onto 6A Provincetown. The Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS), created on August 7, by President John F.

Kennedy, encompas acres ( sq mi; km 2) on Cape Cod, in includes ponds, woods and beachfront of the Atlantic coastal pine barrens CCNS includes nearly 40 miles (64 km) of seashore along the Atlantic-facing eastern shore of Cape Cod, in the towns of Location: Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA.

A quaint fishing village with a bustling harbor, Provincetown is known for being gay-friendly as well as a mecca for writers, poets and artists. During the day, stroll through the shops and galleries, bike or walk the trails of the Cape Cod National Seashore, soak up sun at the beach, or head out on a whale watch.To take in the seashore, walk or bike on several paved trails such as the Nauset Bike Trail in Eastham, the Head of the Meadow Trail in Truro or the Province Lands Trails in Provincetown.

Whether you come in the summer or the winter, there are a wide-range of activities to .The weathered dune shack appeared like a beacon, rising out of the sand as though it had been waiting for me. Maybe it had. For the past 45 minutes I’d hiked under an intense July sun, through the sandy landscape in a southern section of the Province Lands, a barren, beautiful, 3,acre piece of Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown, Massachusetts.