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 >

Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 8:30 am–5 pm 

Sanctuary News & Events

Rebecca Shoer and Elora Grahame haul loggerhead off Breakwater Beach in Brewster

The 2016 sea turtle cold-stun stranding season has drawn to a close, the sanctuary's third busiest with 476 turtles recovered from the Cape's bayside beaches. 

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Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Wellfleet Bay's Natural History Day Camps in Wellfleet and Chatham!

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Upcoming Programs

February 15, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
Keep warm with a hot beverage and a sweet treat while discovering the fascinating avian diversity of...
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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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