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Jack-o-lantern with tree carving

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 27, 2017

Families are invited to celebrate the Halloween holiday by exploring our delightfully spooky pine forest after dark. You'll be entertained and enlightened by curious creatures from the natural world you'll meet along the way!

NEAQ loggerhead release at Craigville Beach © Karen Strauss

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event November 25, 2017

Drop in over Thanksgiving weekend to learn more about sea turtles and why they strand on the beaches of Cape Cod in the late fall—plus a behind-the-scenes look at our rescue efforts!