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

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 13, 2015
Anneliese Jones and Shark_red

Wellfleet Bay and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy are teaming up to present FINomenal Fest on Saturday, June 13 from
11 am until 4 pm in Chatham. The day will be packed with free activities and opportunities for kids and families to have fun learning about sharks.

Diamond Back Terrapin

With your help, we can protect this important property and protect the health of the estuary, provide wildlife habitat and maintain critical nesting habitat for diamondback terrapins for years to come.

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Upcoming Programs

May 29, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Explore the moors of Marconi in evening in search of goatsuckers, also known as whip-poor-wills. Listen...
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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

Join Mass Audubon

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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