Campground at Wellfleet Bay

Child at a Wellfleet Bay Willdlife Sanctuary campsite

Family camping at Wellfleet Bay offers the natural world of the sanctuary for exploration and enjoyment. Camping is available for members of Mass Audubon only and it does not offer many of the perquisites of recreational camping (see rules below). Mass Audubon membership must be active at the time the reservation is made.

Facilities

20 campsites, restrooms with flush toilets and hot-water showers; picnic tables and trash barrels

Open

Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend

Rates

In Season (Saturday before July 4 – Saturday after Labor Day)

  • $45/night
  • Check-in between 1:00-4:30 pm
  • 10% discount for reservations of 6 consecutive nights or more

Off Season (Memorial Day weekend – Saturday before July 4; Saturday after Labor Day – Columbus Day)

  • $40/night
  • Check-in between 1:00-4:30 pm
  • 10% discount for reservations of 6 consecutive nights or more

Reservations

Camping is available for members of Mass Audubon only and membership must be active at the time the reservation is made. To request a campsite reservation, download the "Campground Reservation, Rules, & Regulations" form below and submit via regular mail with full payment (or contact the office). Please read carefully the rules and regulations (located on the second page of the form) before mailing in your reservation request.

If you have any questions, please call us at 508-349-2615.

Refunds

All refunds require a minimum of 3-week's written notice by mail or email. Rates include a $10 non-refundable reservation fee.

Arrival & Departure Times

Arriving campers must check in during the hours stated above. There is no after-hours check-in. No exceptions.

Campers must check-in at the office before setting up on a campsite. The sanctuary's main gate will be locked at night and keys will be available to campers for a deposit of $20, refundable when key is returned at time of check-out. Check-out time is by 11:00 am.

Rules

  • Open fires, pets, large vans and truck bed units are not permitted
  • Pop-up trailers and Teardrop trailers under 12ft box length, as well as small vans like VWs, are permitted
  • Limit of two vehicles (including trailer, motorcycles, and boats) per campsite
  • Limit of eight (8) Mass Audubon members per campsite
  • Overnight visitors are not allowed

Reservation Form

If you are a member of Mass Audubon and are interested in camping here, please read the camping rules and regulations before completing and returning your reservation form.