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Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

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Nice trails, great views

The Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary is a large property on which a former summer home sits, the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Kevin K
For a family with young kids, it’s a great walk and beach, but wear bug repellant.

During a hot summer afternoon, my family and I set off on the shaded walks around ponds, marshy... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
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345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable, MA 02637
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary is a large property on which a former summer home sits, the entirety of which was apparently donated some time ago. The main house is used as the visitors center, and has turtle tanks, literature, and small exhibits. The volunteer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

During a hot summer afternoon, my family and I set off on the shaded walks around ponds, marshy areas and then ambled up to the pasture humming with butterflies and dragonflies. Kids found lots of critters to investigate including a display of live 4-inch caterpillars...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Go at low tide and walk out on the salt marsh. See the exposed oyster beds. See the crabs and fish swimming in tidal pools. Walk out 200 feet and be in only 3 feet of water in the middle of the harbor. We saw...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here just driving thru and we glad we did. We paid $5 for both of us to explore the beautiful gardens, walk along the tidal flats, and check out the turtle tanks inside the welcome center. We ended up grabbing our chairs and sitting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lauralanglois
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Enjoyable walk through the fields out to a quiet beach. 2 1/2 miles of trails. Nice way to spend quiet beach time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Trails are short but nice diverse wooded area. Lots of beach at low tide to go out and see hermit crabs, and lots of other sea life in the clear water.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank herbrice201
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I recently went to Long Pasture for this Falls searh for ducks and sea birds to add to my life list. As a Mass. Adubon Member it is always wonderful to explore a new Sancntuary right in my Back yard. This is such beautiful and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Tetonted1995
Reviewed August 22, 2017

have been going to the Cape for years and never seen this sanctuary. It has fun lectures -- we went on a "scat" lecture, aimed at kids, but also fun for adults. Not only learned a lot, but had a great time walking around and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jdsMunich
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here an overcast day and it was a really fun way to spend an hour or so with little ones. They loved wading around in the shallow tidal pool and finding all sorts of critters, rocks and shells. We didn't get a chance...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank alp0722
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We went on the tidal flat creature search tour with our 5 year old. We had a great time exploring and checking out all the sea creatures that are hiding in and under the sand. My daughter had a great time digging up horseshoe crabs...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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July 10, 2018|
Response from herbrice201 | Reviewed this property |
The Audubon's, in general, have "no pets signs" I think they don't want to disturb the wildlife. There are several conservation areas near by that do allow animals "Game Farm area" in sandwich or the Barnstable Dog park as... More
Barb F
October 5, 2017|
Response from jdsMunich | Reviewed this property |
HI, am pretty sure dogs were not allowed. There should be a mention of this on their website.