Look for diamondback terrapins, a threatened species of salt marsh turtle. During June and July we'll walk along sanctuary trails in search of nesting turtles. In August and September we hope to find or release hatchlings. Wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to walk up to 2 miles. For adults and children age 6 and older.
Masks are optional when outside. If you need to enter the building for any reason (i.e.checking-in, using restrooms or filling a water bottle) you are required to wear a mask.
Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Sunscreen, water, and bug repellent are recommended. Please arrive and check-in 10 minutes before the start of the program. This program includes sanctuary admission for the remainder of the day.
COVID Guidelines: This program is meeting outdoors. The town of Wellfleet has a mask mandate requiring masks at all times indoors and outdoors when appropriate distance cannot be maintained. If you need to enter the building for any reason (i.e. using restrooms or filling a water bottle) you are required to wear a mask.
Please note our cancellation policy: In order to receive a refund, you must notify us of your cancellation at least 7 days before the program begins. If we cancel the program, you will receive a full refund. We reserve the right to change programs, schedules, and instructors, and to cancel programs due to low enrollment or unfavorable weather.