Ideal Excursion for Nature Lovers
Cape Cod has some of the best natural tourist attractions in the country.
From the Cape Cod National Seashore to the kettle ponds and cranberry bogs, there are countless wonderful and beautiful natural settings to enjoy all across the area.
Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary in Barnstable
One of these wonderful natural settings, the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, is located on Bone Hill Road in Barnstable. If you are a nature lover, this one of those Cape Cod attractions you wont want to miss.
Long Pasture Wildlife Refuge is a 110 acre sanctuary comprised of buttonbush swamp, ponds, salt marsh and vernal pools that offer safe haven to numerous species of flora and fauna.
Along the easily accessible gently sloping trails that criss-cross the sanctuary you will encounter sunny meadows, groves of tupelo, holy and spruce trees, large Oaks and Red maples, and breathtaking views of Barnstable harbor.
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The careful observer will also notice many different species of birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Keep a watch out for a pair of red-tailed hawks that live in the sanctuary too!
The sanctuary also offers a number of special events throughout the year – so be sure to check and see what might be happening during your Cape Cod vacation.
Relaxing Cape Cod Getaways
If you love all the beauty nature has to offer make sure to mark the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary as a point of interest on one of your next Cape Cod getaway. You’re sure to love it as well as the affordable Cape Cod hotel vacation packages available year-round.
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