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: Daily, 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Trails: Daily, 8:00 am-dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

New Blue Star Logo

Mass Audubon's sanctuaries on Cape Cod and the Islands are proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.

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Upcoming Programs

August 16, 2017 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Use dip nets and magnifiers to search for swimming, flying, and burrowing wildlife on the sanctuary's...
August 16, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cruise from Sesuit Harbor in Dennis into Cape Cod Bay aboard the Albatross to look for marine creatures....
August 17, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
Explore four different habitats at the Sanctuary including the forest, fresh water, brackish water, and...
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Birthday Parties

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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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