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
TRAILS: Daily, 8 am-dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
For the fifth year, Wellfleet Bay, the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, and WCAI Radio are pleased to announce a presentation of our Sea Change environmental film series. Films will be shown at WHAT's Julie Harris Stage. The series concludes April 22 with Nature's Orchestra: Sounds of Our Changing Planet.
The 2017 Field School schedule offers adults opportunities to learn more about migrating songbirds and shorebirds, turtles, animal tracking, native pollinators, and the Outer Cape's spectacular landscapes.
Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Wellfleet Bay's Natural History Day Camps in Wellfleet and Chatham!
Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with guided indoor and outdoor activities. Learn More
Join Mass Audubon
Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.