The ORV corridor at Cape Cod National Seashore is comprised of miles of unspoiled beaches managed by the National Park Service to accommodate ORV enthusiasts and other beach goers. Outlined are requirements and regulations for driving off-road at Cape Cod National Seashore. All applicable federal and state laws and regulations apply and are enforceable.
HOW TO GET A PERMIT IN PERSON:
Bring 4-wheel drive and/or self-contained vehicle (SCV) to Off-Road Permit Station at Race Point Beach, Provincetown, MA for a vehicle inspection between April 10 and November 15. If not the owner of the vehicle, you must have a letter of authorization and a copy of the owner's drivers license.
- Have all required safety equipment.
- Show valid driver's license and registration.
- View orientation program.
- Pay permit fee (cash or traveler's checks in U.S. currency; Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Diner's Club .
- Agree to abide by Cape Cod National Seashore regulations and the "Low and Slow" initiative.
Permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
RENTAL VEHICLES PROHIBITED.
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Seven days a week (including all holidays)
ORV Annual - $150
ORV 7-Day - $50
SCV Annual - $225
SCV 7-Day - $75
There will be up to 400 7-Day permits active at any time and 3000 annual permits available.
HOW TO GET A WEEKLY PERMIT IN ADVANCE
An Advanced Sales System is available for 7-Day permits only. Two hundred (200) of the 400 7-Day permits offered will be available through the Advanced Sales System. The remaining 200 7-Day permits will be issued, in person, on a first-come, first-served basis at the Oversand Station at Race Point.
Only 7-Day permits may be obtained through the Advanced Sales System. Weekly permits will go on sale through the Advanced Sales System in March 2009.
7-Day permits through the Advanced Sales System must be purchased at least one week before the date of issue; the completed request form, with credit card/payment information, must be received by the Oversand Office no later than seven calendar days prior to the requested issue date. More than one week may be requested through the Advanced Sales System or in person.