Located directly across the street from our motel, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary offers 937 acres of unrivaled beauty and peaceful setting on the shoreline of Wellfleet Harbor. With more than 5 miles of nature trails, visitors can enjoy access to the barrier beach, salt marsh land, and pine woodlands attracting a diverse assortment of wildlife. The Sanctuary also features professional exhibits, a "green" nature center, and aquariums.
The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is 937 acres and has 5 miles of trails.
The Sanctuary features expansive views of the bay and sky spread out over 937 acres. Experience hiking and biking on 5 miles of scenic nature trails and enjoy hands-on interactive wildlife cruises in Nauset Marsh and Wellfleet Harbor.
What kinds of activities are available at the Sanctuary?
The Sanctuary offers quite a few programs, classes and activities for visitors, including educational nature-based programs, Cape Cod field schools, adult and college group classes.