Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Wellfleet Bay provides peace and unmatched beauty on the hillsides and shoreline overlooking Wellfleet Harbor. Extensive trails bring you to a panoramic salt marsh, sandy barrier beach, and pine woodlands, each attracting a wide array of wildlife. The sanctuary features a universally accessible trail and an award-winning “green” nature center with professional exhibits and aquariums. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

March 28, 2014
Nice Plover Photo

We are pleased to announce that the Local Cultural Councils in Truro, Orleans, Wellfleet, Chatham, Harwich, and Brewster have awarded us funding to offer a plethora of free community outreach programs on the Outer and Lower Cape this year.

March 17, 2014
Feeding Shorebirds © USFWS

This spring Wellfleet Bay and the Cape & Islands Renewable Energy Collaborative have come together to sponsor a special series on climate change focusing on the relationships between people, nature, and the warming climate.

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Upcoming Programs

April 19, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ospreys, also known as fish hawks, are unique among North American raptors because they dive into the...
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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with guided indoor and outdoor activities. 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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