Wellfleet Bay is1,100 acres of salt marsh, sandy beach, pine woodland, freshwater pond, and rare heathland that attracts an array of wildlife, especially songbirds and shorebirds. Visitors can walk along the five miles of trails that traverse these habitats, and the scenic trails are complemented by the Nature Center's green architecture and a beautiful butterfly and hummingbird garden. A variety of educational programs for children and adults, including walks, workshops, and cruises are also offered.

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Family Review of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Away Travel Expert: Steve Jermanok
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Head here in the quiet morning hours to see birds.

291 State Highway, Route 6; P.O. Box 236
South Wellfleet, Massachusetts 02663
Parking: Trails are open daily 8 a.m. to dusk (8 p.m. in the summer).
Price: $5 for nonmember adults; $3 for nonmember children (3-12) and seniors

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (508) 349-2615
Email: wellfleet@massaudubon.org
Transportation: Route 3 or Bourne Bridge to Route 6
Price Information: $5 for nonmember adults; $3 for nonmember children (3-12) and seniors
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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