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

Red knot © Hundred Year Films

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 31, 2018

You're invited to the 2018 Sea Change environmental film and discussion series! In honor of Wellfleet Bay's 60th anniversary, the theme this year is birds. Next film screening is March 31.

Eastern screech owl (Photo: Mark Faherty)
Eastern screech owl (Photo: Mark Faherty)

Join us this winter for sociable and educational bird talks. Warm beverages and sweet treats will be provided. Last program is April 11.

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Upcoming Programs

March 30, 2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm
It's that time of year again; the woodcocks are dancing! The dazzling, aerial displays of the courting...
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Birthday Parties


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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