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

Whale Shark © Laika ac., Wikimedia Commons
Whale Shark © Laika ac., Wikimedia Commons

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.

CCNHC 2010 © Shawn Carey
CCNHC 2010 © Shawn Carey

Wellfleet Bay is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 20th annual Cape Cod Natural History Conference scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2015.

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Upcoming Programs

February 5, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy a morning of knitting in the company of other nature lovers and the wildlife and birds we can see...
February 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Curl up in our cozy reading nook and enjoy an animal story and the company of friends. Play animal games...
February 11, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore the written word and the natural world with this novel approach to a book club! Each month will...
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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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