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
The weather conditions that signal the start of stranding season arrived in November, and our volunteers began finding cold-stunned sea turtles. To date, more than 240 turtles have been rescued.
Join us this winter for sociable and educational bird talks. Warm beverages and sweet treats will be provided. Next program is December 20.
Wellfleet Bay invites researchers to submit proposals to present at the 23rd Annual Cape Cod Natural History Conference. The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2017.
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.