Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Sandy beaches, butterfly-filled meadows, woodland trails, and farm animals combine to make Long Pasture a unique experience on Cape Cod. Gentle, varied trails lead to what some have called a “million dollar view”—with Barnstable Harbor flanked by the dunes of Sandy Neck Barrier Beach. Explore our expansive tidal flats and join us for a kayak tour, boat cruise, or family nature program. Read more >

Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday–Sunday, 10 am–3 pm
Trails: Daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Lawrence 7th graders building vernal pool

Over the Earth Day weekend (April 21-24), Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary worked in conjunction with teachers and students from the Falmouth Public Schools to build two vernal pools. 

Woman with a bucket near a marsh

One-Week Institute for Grades 3-8 Educators. During this institute, gain experience using the Science and Engineering Practices to create exciting inquiry-based, “hands-on, minds-on”, interdisciplinary STEM investigations for your classroom. Engage with water science to see what makes it important and relevant, especially for coastal regions.

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Bring your students to our Wildlife Sanctuary and experience our educational and fun nature-based programs. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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