Map Out Your Day

People by a pond with ducks

The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 535 acre urban wildlife refuge. It is also Green Bay's largest city park. The Sanctuary is open to the public year 'round with no admission fee. We have something for everyone! Your visit will be most enjoyable if you take a moment to "map out your day." 

Printable Map of the Park

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Nature Education Center

Three floors for learning include:

  • Estuary Room
  • Hands-on exhibits to explore
  • Hollow Tree / Burrow Exhibits
  • Library
  • Public restrooms
  • Stop-N-Gander Gift Shop
  • Vending machine snacks

Observation/Rehabilitation Building

  • Animal nursery viewing
  • Live bird of prey and waterfowl exhibits
  • Raptor Theater
  • Resch Conservation Wing
  • Shelled corn for sale to feed waterfowl
  • Wildlife rehabilitation area

About Our Rehabilitation Program

In 1935, the Sanctuary began as a waterfowl rehabilitation site. Today, it continues to receive over 6,000 injured, orphaned and sick animals each year. Our goal is to release as many of these rehabilitated animals back into the wild as possible.

Wildlife Habi-Trek Trail

Woodland Building Area

Includes viewing of Native Wisconsin animals:


  • Bobcat
  • Cougar
  • Red and Gray Fox
  • North American River Otter
  • Gray Wolves
  • Coyote
  • Common Raven
  • American Crow
  • North American Porcupine
  • White Tailed Deer
  • Sandhill Crane 
  • Wild Turkeys 


  • Flying squirrels
  • Eastern Screech Owl
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Virginia Opossum 
  • Deer Mice
  • Striped Skunk
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Wolf Viewing Area

Amphitheater with Fire Pit

Presentation area for programs and events.

Things to Do

  • 6.5 miles of trails to hike or ski
  • Watchable wildlife viewing areas
  • Picnic areas
  • Wheelchair available
  • Programs, events and activities - view the calendar
  • Urban fishing for kids under 16 and handicapped adults. View our fishing page.