Directions to Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Contact Information

291 State Highway, Route 6
South Wellfleet, MA 02663
508-349-2615
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 236
South Wellfleet, MA 02663

Hours of Operation

Memorial Day-Columbus Day
Daily, 8:30 am-5 pm

Columbus Day-Memorial Day
Tues-Sun, 8:30 am-5 pm

Trails:
Daily, 8 am-dusk

Note:

Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.

Driving Directions

From Boston: Follow Rt 3 south and cross the Sagamore Bridge to Cape Cod. Follow Rt 6 east for 45 miles. The sanctuary entrance is on the left just over the Wellfleet/ Eastham town line after the Wellfleet Drive-in Theater.

From Providence: Follow Rt I-195 or Rt I-495 to Rt 25 and cross the Bourne Bridge to Cape Cod. Turn off the Bourne Rotary at the exit for Rt 6 east. Continue on Rt 6 for 50 miles. The sanctuary entrance is on the left just over the Wellfleet/ Eastham town line after the Wellfleet Drive-in Theater.

From Provincetown: Take Rt 6 west to South Wellfleet. The sanctuary entrance is on the right just before the Wellfleet Drive-in Theater.

By public transportation: Public Transportation is available through the Cape Cod Regional Transport Authority (CCRTA). For Information regarding standard bus routes near the sanctuary or to request a b-bus for door-to-door service, call (800) 352-7155 or visit: www.capecodrta.org.

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Latitude/Longitude:

41.882151, -69.995663

  • Parking
  • Universally Accessible Nature Center/Museum
  • Year-round Universally Accessible Restrooms
  • Universally Accessible Trail
  • Educational/Live Animal Exhibits
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Picnic Tables
  • Snacks for Sale
  • Camping / Cabin Rental
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