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: Tuesday–Sunday, 8:30 am–5:00pm, closed Mondays
TRAILS: Open daily, 8:00 am-dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

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Wellfleet Bay’s cold-stunned sea turtle rescue program has inspired more than a few kids to do something to help turtles.

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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 23, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
Wellfleet Bay has re-established a bird banding station to study the migration of songbirds. The Sanctuary...
May 24, 2018 8:30am - 10:30am
Crowe's Pasture is a conservation area in East Dennis where field, saltmarsh, and beach habitats provide...
May 25, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Explore the moors of Marconi in evening in search of goatsuckers, also known as whip-poor-wills. Listen...
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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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