Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay

4.7
The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a 600-acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking, skiing and walking trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities.
Add Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and other attractions to your Green Bay trip itinerary using our Green Bay sightseeing planner.
Source
Create an itinerary including Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
map
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
425 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • great for young and old. picnic areas,playgrounds, and rides. wildlife sanctuary across the street from the park.  more »
  • This is such a nice wildlife sanctuary. I came here when I was a little kid and came back as an adult with my whole family. We went to the Packers game Monday night so we needed something to do on Sun...  more »
  • This sanctuary is a wonderful place to visit even if you don't have children. They feature very educational displays about animals, insects, flowers, animal tracks and environmental surroundings. Ther...  more »
Google
  • I had always bypassed Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary on my way to the amusement park. I"m so glad we stopped at the wildlife sanctuary this time. It is much more developed than I had even hoped. There are several large buildings and outside hiking trails. The buildings house many well-developed educational displays. There are many live animals to see and possibly pet. There are also many mounts and skeletons and other educational displays. The displays are creative. For instance, a dark tunnel slide takes children into an area that is like a beaver den and has mounts of things that would be found in a pond and in a beaver den. There aren't as many exotic animals as you would find at a zoo. But there are many local birds, reptiles and mammals. I was particularly impressed with the birds of prey. We enjoyed the release of rehabilitated animals on Green Bay Children's Day 2017. If you're headed to Bay Beach don't miss this part. It is top-quality, child-friendly education.
  • Looking for a cheap (free!) activity for the family? The Wildlife Sanctuary is a great option in the area! While it does not have a large assortment of animals like a traditional zoo, it still has enough to see with lots of walking trails to enjoy for a nice relaxing day. You can even get some feed for the birds and feed the ducks and geese. There really isn't much in the way of food and drink options which would be a great addition to the Sanctuary (even if it was light-fare options). At least Bay Beach isn't far and is a great way to spend your day in tandem with the Sanctuary.
  • Wonderful facilities for the entire family! It was our second visit there and it didn't disappoint! The price is right! This last visit the wolves were up by the window which was really neat!
  • Please don't bring your own corn. The donations go directly to support the animals and sanctuary. Other than that, thise place is great. Nice views and plenty of wildlife for kids and adults alike.
  • I love coming here with the whole family. It's a great place to learn about animals native to the area and conservation. Plenty of activities and animals inside and out for people of all ages. Five stars for a great day of family fun (and it's all free to walk around)

Plan your trip to Green Bay

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Green Bay

Both boutique hotels and large chains are located throughout the downtown area and near Lambeau Stadium. Both locations are close to the city's attractions. Consider a stay just outside the city near Lake Michigan for impressive views and beautiful surroundings. Many of the lakeside lodgings offer transport to the city center and sporting events.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Green Bay by other users

3 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans