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: Open daily, 8:30 am–5:00pm
TRAILS: Open daily, 8:00 am-dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
This year’s Wild, Wild Wellfleet! fundraiser was a sold-out event and, truly, a wild success! We'd like to extend our most sincere thanks to everyone who made the chef's tasting and auction possible.
Make plans to visit the Outer Cape after the summer crowds are gone and spend a weekend outdoors learning about the Cape’s fascinating wildlife. Our fall Field School programs promise to make your next Cape Cod visit a great memory!
Mass Audubon's sanctuaries on Cape Cod and the Islands are proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.
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.