Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Salt marsh in autumn at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Ronald Reynolds
© Ronald Reynolds

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. 

Location: 291 State Highway Route 6, South Wellfleet, MA 02663
Phone: 508-349-2615
Hours: Info desk & restrooms open Wednesday–Saturday, 9:30 am–3:00 pm; Trails open daily, 7:30 am–6 pm

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