Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 600 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.

85th year Celebration!

2021 is the 85th year of the Bay Beach Wildife Sanctuary!  Check our facebook page and our  Youtube channel for slideshow videos celebrating the last 85 years! 

Sanctuary Storytime

Join us for storytime on Mondays at 10:00 AM. We’ll read a story, do a simple craft project or activity, and sometimes an animal friend pays a visit!  Pre-registration is required by calling (920) 391-3671. Space is limited. FREE but donations are accepted

Trail Fitness Walks

Tuesdays at 12:00 PM (noon)  FREE! Meet in front of the Nature Center. Please call (920) 391-3671 to register.

 

Stay Connected to the WLS

Check out our WLS Youtube channel and subscribe!    Stay the most up to date by checking our WLS Facebook page.         Like or follow WLS on Instagram and Twitter.  

 

Birdseed Sale HERE

Orders are due December 3, 2021.  DOWNLOAD FORM  or stop in and fill out in person.  Pick up is December 11, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.  Next sale is January 2022.

Holiday Hours

The wildlife sanctuary will be closed all day on Thanksgiving; Thursday November 25, 2021.  We will open with regular winter operating hours on Friday, November 26.

Click on Page Titles for More Information!

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 trail report 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.