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Located some seventy five miles out into the Atlantic ocean on the outer end of Cape Cod, the Town of Wellfleet offers an abundance of quaint rural sea-side character and charm. Bounded on the east by the ocean and the west by Cape Cod Bay, 61% of the landarea of Wellfleet is in the Cape Cod National Seashore Park. During the summer, the population swells to an estimated 17,000 persons enjoying the town’s miles of ocean and bay-side beaches; numerous beautiful, clear, spring-fed, ponds; many fine art galleries, shops and restaurants; and the magnificent Wellfleet Harbor offering a constantly changing panorama of sail boats, motor yachts, sport fishing boats and trawlers. An extremely diverse community with an intriguing history of an extraordinary nautical atmosphere, the friendly charm of the Central Village provides the pedestrian with a vast array of browsing, dining, picture-taking and sight-seeing opportunities within a relatively short walk. The town is home of the Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters as well as the 1,000 acre Massachusetts Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary. Some of Cape Cod’s finest ocean surf-casting, fresh water pond and Cape Cod Bay boat fishing possibilities are found in Wellfleet, and the town is well known for its plentiful supply of shellfish, including the famous “Wellfleet Oyster.”

Town Location

Southeastern Massachusetts, on the forearm of Cape Cod. Bordered by Truro on the north, the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Eastham on the south, and Cape Cod Bay on the west. Wellfleet is about 33 miles north of Hyannis; 101 miles southeast of Boston; 113 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island; and 280 miles from New York City. Town offices are located at 300 Main street, Wellfleet, MA 02667. The main number is 508-349-0300.

Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
Olivers' Red Clay Tennis Courts (and Lessons) 2183 State Hwy, Route 6 508-349-3330 Wellfleet FB 5 Stars. Family owned since the 60s. Cape Cod treasure.
Samuel Rider House     Wellfleet This 18th Century farmhouse was built by Samuel Rider, a church deacon, in the mid-1700s. Now operated by the Wellfleet Historical Society, it has been completely restored as a historical landmark. The homestead also features seasonal exhibits. Located on Gull Pond Road off Route 6.
Uncle Tim's Bridge     Wellfleet Surrounded by natural scenery, this wooden boardwalk follows a marsh before opening up to a small tree-covered hill. A hidden treasure - perfect for picnics or for a quiet getaway. Located on Commercial Street.
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary     Wellfleet Consisting of pine groves and salt marshes, this 650-acre reserve is home to many indigenous Cape Cod birds. The Massachusetts Audubon Society offers guided tours of the area. Located just off Route 6.
Wellfleet Cycles Ltd. 54 East Commercial Street 508-349-9322 Wellfleet No Description Available
Wellfleet Drive-In/Cinema/Flea Market/Mini Golf Complex 51 State Highway 508-349-7176 Wellfleet Creating Cape Cod memories since 1957! A Drive-In with snack bar, perfect for those summer nights. 4-Screen Cinema. Flea Market Saturdays and Sundays 8 AM to 3 PM. Bring cash! Mini-Golf and ice cream.
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre 1 Kendrick Ave.  508-349-6835 Wellfleet Founded in 1985, WHAT is nationally known as Cape Cod's most adventurous professional theater company. Located on Mayo Beach, next to the Town Pier, its intimate (90 seat) space provides the perfect setting for high quality, dynamic productions of new plays.
Wellfleet Historical Society 266 Main St. 508-349-9157 Wellfleet Learn about Wellfleet's architecture, economic base and maritime past.
Wellfleet Marine Corp 25 Holbrook Ave. 508-349-6417 Wellfleet Fishing tackle, rod & reels, bait & rentals.
Wellfleet Pier     Wellfleet This pier has various shops and ice cream parlors next to its parking lot. Numerous boats and fishing vessels line the wooden structure’s moorings. Many evening events are held here, including town band concerts. Take Main Street to Commercial Street to Kendrick Avenue to Chequessett Knolls Dr. and follow to the end.
 
 
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