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 >
Location: 291 State Highway Route 6, South Wellfleet, MA 02663
Hours: Daily, 9 am–4:30 pm; Trails daily, 8 am-dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Join us this fall and winter for sociable and educational bird talks! Warm beverages and sweet treats will be provided. Next program is February 14.
Our late summer predictions of a busy fall season came true. Wellfleet Bay volunteers and staff rescued or recovered more than 800 cold-stunned sea turtles this year—our second biggest season ever. Updated January 7.
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.