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 professional exhibits and aquariums. Read More
Sanctuary News & Events
This summer Barbara Brennessel and wildlife sanctuary director Bob Prescott are leading two Field School programs on terrapin conservation.
One of the sanctuary’s most popular family programs, the Marine Life Cruise is offered every Thursday evening this summer aboard the fishing vessel Albatross out of Sesuit Harbor on Dennis’ bayside.
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.
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.