“Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary on Cape Cod provides peace and unmatched beauty on the hillsides and shoreline overlooking Wellfleet Harbor.” Click on blog link for other photo.)
It is a wonderful place to go for a hike alone or with the whole family as there are many different types of trails. On the Bay View Trail you can see the salt marsh, the harbor and take a nice walk through the woods along the water’s edge.
Have you ever hiked at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary?
The tides have been really high the past few days. Yesterday I took a walk on the Eastham side of Rock Harbor and was surprised that the jetty was just about under water. There wasn’t much sand to walk on as much of the beach was also under water.
I really like this photograph looking out toward the jetty at Rock Harbor. Even through the heavy clouds, the sky was so pretty.
The view doesn’t get much better on the Goose Pond Trail which takes you to the outer beach at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s a gorgeous trail through the woods and over the salt marsh out to the beach. This is just one of the many benches along the trails where you can sit down, relax and take it all in.
This bench overlooks the salt marsh out by the beach which is mostly filled in with water at high tide. Beware that the salt marsh fills in very quickly, so best to hike to the outer beach only when the tide is going out or at low tide.
The tides has been really high this winter. You can’t see any land in this photo of the salt marsh. Usually it is all land with a creek meandering through it. Wow!
I love the winter sunsets on Cape Cod Bay. They are just spectacular! When you see the sky starting to turn a little bit pink, you know its a good one!
Each one is so beautiful and yet so different!