Directions to Sampsons Island Wildlife Sanctuary

Contact Information

Barnstable, MA

Managed by Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
and the Coastal Waterbird Program
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Hours of Operation

The island is managed as a bird sanctuary; access is limited to the sandy beach daily, dawn to dusk.


Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.

Driving Directions

The sanctuary is only accessible by private boat from local marinas and town landings. Please note, however, there are no established landing areas on the island.

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41.606453, -70.429405