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
When marketing Cape Cod Field Schools, particularly the art, nature writing, and mindfulness-based courses, I frequently find myself using the phrase “learn to see the natural world” with the word see often emphasized in italics. But what do I really mean by that? In promoting artist and writer Julie Zickefoose’s upcoming nature journaling workshop (Forging a Deeper Connection to Nature, I return to this phrase because it holds a lot of meaning for me.
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.