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

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 14, 2015
Hooded mergansers © Susan Wellington
Hooded mergansers © Susan Wellington

For 20 years, Wellfleet Bay has organized this full day conference featuring presenters from environmental organizations across Cape Cod, speaking on a diversity of natural history topics. This conference continues to be an engaging, exciting, and fun way to learn about local research projects, conservation efforts, and local environmental organizations.

Coyotes at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Zac Caswell
Coyotes at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Zac Caswell

For a third consecutive year, Wellfleet Bay joins the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) in presenting a film series for adults and children focused on the oceans, marine life and other conservation topics.

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Upcoming Programs

March 6, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Right whales are back gracing our waters! These critically endangered animals visit Cape Cod every spring...
March 7, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Believe it or not, springtime is just around the corner! Snow may still cover the ground, but plants...
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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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