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 numerous exhibits and aquariums. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Sunset walk on the beach at Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

We hope you make Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary part of your vacation or weekend plans this summer. Here are a few tips aimed at making your visit as enjoyable as possible.

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Upcoming Programs

August 25, 2014 9:30am - 11:30am
Find the hidden creatures of the salt marsh - including fiddler crabs, shrimp, and snails - as we explore...
August 25, 2014 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Use dip nets and magnifiers to search for swimming, flying, and burrowing wildlife on the sanctuary's...
August 25, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the creeping, crawling, swimming, climbing creatures of the sanctuary. We'll bring out animals that...
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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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