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.

Covid-19 UPDATE:  We will continue to be open 8am-4:30pm daily until further notice.  The Observation Building and the Nature Center will be partially open from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The Woodland Building will remain closed. 

Please call (920) 391-3685 for injured or orphaned wild animals.   We are admitting wildlife for rehabilitation from 10:00-3:00, but encourage a call first.  Admits by appointment only from 8:00 AM-10:00 AM and from 3:00 PM-4:00 PM.

Check our Facebook page for the most current updates.   General Practices Safety Guidelines     CDC graphic

We appreciate your support and your understanding through these unusual times.  Please call the office at (920) 391-3671 or Steve Lakatos, Superintendent, at (920) 391-3675 with questions.


15th Walk for Wildlife

Event Information and Registration Online    Printable form:   Walk Registration and Pledge Form 2020  

A virtual option is available!

For more information please call 920-391-3683.

Stay Connected to the WLS

Check out our videos on our WLS you tube channel and subscribe!  We will try to post new content every few days.  Stay the most up to date by checking our WLS Facebook page.  Like or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

Summer Animal Series

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Free and open to all.  Please remember social distance guidelines.

Check the calendar or the Facebook page for program titles and times.  Join us!


No pets or bikes on trails please

Please remember that for the safety of our wildife and resident animals, we do NOT allow dogs and other pets.   Please do not ride bikes on our trails.  Visitors can ride their bikes into the park, but please walk on the trails.

New requirement

City of Green Bay Ordinance starting July 27, 2020.  Face coverings  are required when inside our buildings. Please be respectful of staff, other visitors, and families while you are visiting the Wildlife Sanctuary and please practice proper social distancing while outdoors as well.

Drop off Donations

Items can be dropped off 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  Pick an ornament off the donation tree at the Observation Building or look at our RPAWS WISH LIST 2020.   Drop off or click to donate ONLINE!

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.


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


Trail information, trail map and trail report blog.


Fishing etiquette, finishing information and Manger Lagoon information.


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.