Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Trail by the meadow in autumn at Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

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. 

Location345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable, MA 02630
Mailing Address: PO Box 235, Cummaquid, MA 02637
Phone: 508-362-7475
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 am-3 pm, closed Sunday & Monday • Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Birding Program

Creating a Year List • Starts January 15

Snow Buntings on a wooden fence © Jim Sweeney
Snow Buntings © Jim Sweeney

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Discovery Center

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Sanctuary News & Events

A Year to Learn More Birds

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

If you're ready to learn more birds than the ones at your feeder, your chance is coming up! Long Pasture's birding ace Chris Walz will be kicking off his popular year-long birding program covering the Cape's many birding hot spots.

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Upcoming Programs

February 16, 2022 (Wednesday) 4:30-6:00pm
Look and listen for nocturnal wildlife, as we enjoy the sun setting over Cape Cod Bay and the full moon rising over the treetops to the east. Read more
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