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Mudflat Mania!

Join our Mudflat Mania! Naturalists on our highly popular hikes to Cape Cod Bay and explore the life on and below the Brewster flats. Nets, pails, water, sunscreen and our essential Mudflat Mania! Guide Book can be purchased through the Museum’s Science Shop. This 90 minute family program includes a walk of about 20 minutes out to the flats and then learning and exploring with the guides, plus the walk back. Wear comfortable hiking or water shoes, bring a sun hat, a towel, pail & shovel, add a notebook, curiosity, and an eagerness to learn for a great experience designed for the whole family!

Can I bring my stroller?

The walk is over somewhat challenging terrain and not suitable for strollers, wagons, or wheelchairs.

How far of a walk is Mudflat Mania!?

The walk to the flats and back is approximately 1.3miles over somewhat challenging terrain. One to the flats you will be able to explore with our guides.

What should I wear?
  • Comfortable clothes & shoes for a short hike that may get wet
  • Sun protection
  • Insect protection
What should I bring?

The following items may make your experience more enjoyable. We also sell these items in our Science Shop.

  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Pail & Shovel
  • Net or sifter
  • Water and/or a snack

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