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Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
boardwalk trail through a grassy meadow
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Wellfleet

Accessibility at Wellfleet Bay

Mass Audubon strives to create a welcoming presence for a wide range of visitors, including making our sanctuaries and nature centers more accessible for all to enjoy.

Accessible Features

  • Nature Center
  • Restrooms
  • All Person Trails
  • All-terrain GRIT Freedom Chair for use on the Goose Pond and Bay View Trails. Call 508-349-2615 to reserve.
  • Seasonal Classroom, Gardens, Campground

What to Expect When You Visit

Are you preparing to visit us with your children or a group of students, including those with special needs? If so, we encourage you to review this step-by-step photo tour (Social Story) of Wellfleet Bay that shows you what to expect!

download Visiting Wellfleet Bay (3.3 MB)

All Persons Trail

Mass Audubon created this self-guided, fully accessible trail so everyone could experience the very special nature of Wellfleet Bay. The sensory trail overlays the Robert R. Read-All Persons Pathway and Goose Pond Trail, which increases accessibility for all visitors.

Distance

Approximately one-quarter mile long from nature center to Goose Pond.

Features

  • Trail follows a wide path with a smooth, packed surface.
  • There is a boardwalk at Goose Pond.
  • At Marker 6, an optional short boardwalk leads to a sturdy dock.
  • Most of the trail is level, with one gentle slope between Markers 4 & 5.
  • There are no stairs or steep slopes.
  • An audio tour is available for download.

Print Guides

Audio Tour

You can download the audio tour and play it on your device.

Spring-Summer Fall-Winter 
download spring-summer00 (3.6 MB)
download spring-summer01 (3.1 MB)
download spring-summer02 (3.1 MB)
download spring-summer03 (1.7 MB)
download spring-summer04 (3 MB)
download spring-summer05 (3.7 MB)
download spring-summer06 (4.9 MB)
download spring-summer07 (1.6 MB)
download spring-summer08 (3.7 MB)
download spring-summer09 (1.8 MB)
download spring-summer10 (2.4 MB)
download spring-summer11 (3.3 MB)
download spring-summer12 (3.2 MB)
download spring-summer13 (2.5 MB)
download fall-winter00 (3.5 MB)
download fall-winter01 (2 MB)
download fall-winter02 (3.1 MB)
download fall-winter03 (1.4 MB)
download fall-winter04 (2.8 MB)
download fall-winter05 (3.2 MB)
download fall-winter06 (3 MB)
download fall-winter07 (1.3 MB)
download fall-winter08 (2.3 MB)
download fall-winter09 (2.7 MB)
download fall-winter10 (1.8 MB)
download fall-winter11 (2.3 MB)
download fall-winter12 (2.2 MB)
download fall-winter13 (2.2 MB)