Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay Beach
Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 700 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities. While nothing beats actually being there, click on links below to begin your journey through the sanctuary’s many offerings.

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Evening Trail Walks

Evening Trail Walks in July and August

FREE!  Thursdays at 6:00 pm.

Evening Trail Walks

Bird Walks start August 24

FREE!  Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:00 AM.  Walks are led by Bay Area Bird Club members August 24, 27, 31 and September 3, 7, 10.  Meet in the parking area by Director’s Residence.  Bring binoculars and your bird guide.

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About Us

Brief overview of the Wildlife Sanctuary, including Mission and Goals.

Getting Here

Map and directions.

Map Out Your Day!

Map of the park itself with descriptions of buildings, special habitats and things to do.

Facility Hours and Phone Numbers

Summer and winter hours, as well as phone numbers for the different buildings.

FAQs

Brief overview of the Wildlife Sanctuary, including Mission and Goals.

Trails

Trail information, trail map and WLS blog.

Fishing

Fishing etiquette, finishing information and Manger Lagoon information.

Accessibility

Information about wheelchair accessible areas of the Wildlife Sanctuary.

Room Rentals

Spaces available for rental, descriptions, floor plans and policies.

Photo Policy

Important information about shooting photos at the Wildlife Sanctuary.

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