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 

Sanctuary News & Events

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event January 14, 2017
Michele Kemps

A new film chronicling the historic 2014 sea turtle cold-stun stranding season at Wellfleet Bay will make its world premiere Saturday, January 14, at the Cape Cinema in Dennis. The documentary will be followed by a panel discussion. There will also be an opportunity to meet the filmmakers at a special event at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

Downer Woodpecker at feeder_courtesy of Jalan's Place

Join Wellfleet Bay for sociable and educational birding talks this winter. The program series, which kicks off with Cheep Eats: Fantastic Feeder Birds, will offer armchair birding and a cheap lunch—because you're invited to bring your own brown bag! Warm beverages and sweet treats will be provided.

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Upcoming Programs

December 21, 2016 11:00am - 11:45am
Keep warm with a hot beverage and a sweet treat while discovering the fascinating avian diversity of...
January 18, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
Keep warm with a hot beverage and a sweet treat while discovering the fascinating avian diversity of...
February 15, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
Keep warm with a hot beverage and a sweet treat while discovering the fascinating avian diversity of...
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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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