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

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Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Wellfleet Bay's Natural History Day Camps in Wellfleet and Chatham!

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Upcoming Programs

May 29, 2016 11:00am - 1:30am
Use dip nets and magnifiers to search for swimming, flying, and burrowing wildlife on the sanctuary's...
May 29, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join long-term volunteer Tim O'Brien to discover our box turtle monitoring and research practices in...
June 3, 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the sanctuary trails at dusk with Christine Bates. Look and listen for wildlife...
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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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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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