Sandy beaches, butterfly-filled meadows, woodland trails, and farm animals combine to make Long Pasture a unique experience on Cape Cod. Gentle, varied trails lead to a spectacular view, with Barnstable Harbor flanked by the dunes of Sandy Neck Barrier Beach. Explore our expansive tidal flats and join us for a kayak tour, boat cruise, or family nature program.
Join us for a stroll through Sandy Neck Barrier Beach to seek out retuning Ospreys, Piping Plover, and breeding spadefoot toads. Get the details >
Welcome spring with an evening of listening and watching for the memorable courtship flights of American Woodcocks! Register >
As helpful as they can be, phone apps and field guides can be slow-going for new birders. In 2023, resolve to build your birding ID skills by spending time in the field each month with an experienced birder at some of the region's best birding spots!
Work is nearing completion on Long Pasture’s new Outdoor Teaching Pavilion, a structure that's fully accessible and net-zero for energy use. Along with the Discovery Center, the pavilion will give the sanctuary maximum flexibility for hosting school, community and many other groups.