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Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary


291 State Highway, Route 6
South Wellfleet, MA 02663
United States

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Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary


(??.? miles from you)

291 State Highway, Route 6
South Wellfleet, MA 02663
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Experience unmatched peace and beauty on the hillsides and shoreline of Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, overlooking Wellfleet Harbor. Explore the sanctuary's extensive trails through a panoram

Kids can participate in one of the natural history day camps for children ages 4-13 at Mass Audubon's sites in Wellfleet and Chatham. Sessions are weekly--each week features a different theme and includes a special field trip.

Take advantage of the sanctuary's many children and family programs, including Seashore Rambles, Marine Life Cruises from Sesuit Harbor in Dennis, and Nauset Marsh Family Cruises departing from Town Cove in Orleans. Adults can enjoy numerous birding programs, both at the sanctuary and at other Outer Cape birding hotspots. Kayak and canoe programs are also offered at quiet ponds and scenic salt marshes.

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Why You Should Go...

Experience unmatched peace and beauty on the hillsides and shoreline of Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, overlooking Wellfleet Harbor. Explore the sanctuary's extensive trails through a panoramic salt marsh, sandy barrier beach, and pine woodlands, and observe a wide array of wildlife. Enjoy the sanctuary's universally accessible trail and an award-winning "green" nature center with numerous exhibits and aquariums.

Kids can participate in one of the natural history day camps for children ages 4-13 at Mass Audubon's sites in Wellfleet and Chatham. Sessions are weekly--each week features a different theme and includes a special field trip.

Take advantage of the sanctuary's many children and family programs, including Seashore Rambles, Marine Life Cruises from Sesuit Harbor in Dennis, and Nauset Marsh Family Cruises departing from Town Cove in Orleans. Adults can enjoy numerous birding programs, both at the sanctuary and at other Outer Cape birding hotspots. Kayak and canoe programs are also offered at quiet ponds and scenic salt marshes.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals, Bicycle

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Gift Shop

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water and bug spray.

Pets are not permitted either on the grounds or left in (potentially hot) cars.

Fun Facts

Wellfleet Bay is known for its coordinated rescue of stranded, cold-stunned sea turtles each fall. It also protects the nests of threatened piping plovers, terns, and northern diamondback terrapins.

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Why You Should Go...

Experience unmatched peace and beauty on the hillsides and shoreline of Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, overlooking Wellfleet Harbor. Explore the sanctuary's extensive trails through a panoramic salt marsh, sandy barrier beach, and pine woodlands, and observe a wide array of wildlife. Enjoy the sanctuary's universally accessible trail and an award-winning "green" nature center with numerous exhibits and aquariums.

Kids can participate in one of the natural history day camps for children ages 4-13 at Mass Audubon's sites in Wellfleet and Chatham. Sessions are weekly--each week features a different theme and includes a special field trip.

Take advantage of the sanctuary's many children and family programs, including Seashore Rambles, Marine Life Cruises from Sesuit Harbor in Dennis, and Nauset Marsh Family Cruises departing from Town Cove in Orleans. Adults can enjoy numerous birding programs, both at the sanctuary and at other Outer Cape birding hotspots. Kayak and canoe programs are also offered at quiet ponds and scenic salt marshes.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals, Bicycle

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Gift Shop

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water and bug spray.

Pets are not permitted either on the grounds or left in (potentially hot) cars.

Fun Facts

Wellfleet Bay is known for its coordinated rescue of stranded, cold-stunned sea turtles each fall. It also protects the nests of threatened piping plovers, terns, and northern diamondback terrapins.

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Day Camp Discounts

Day camp discounts are available for Mass Audubon members and for children enrolled in Cape Cod schools. Visit the website to learn more.

Day camp discounts are available for Mass ...

Day camp discounts are available for Mass Audubon members and for children enrolled in Cape Cod schools. Visit the website to learn more.

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