Pirates and Witches of Wellfleet
Whydah Capt. Sam Bellamy makes his return
Hike to the site that Samuel Smith's Tavern, a pirates' pub, once stood
Pricing and Reservations
Children under 12 $15
Mondays and Fridays
- Time is tide dependent.
2 hours and 15 minutes
About 4 miles
Mostly soft sand; some log steps; some parts are submerged at high tide; hats, sturdy footgear and drinking water are advised.
All ages, though please note the walking distance.
Closed to pets.
Corner of Griffin Island and Chequessett Neck Road. From Route 6, follow green signs to Wellfleet Center; turn left onto East Commercial Street (follow signs to Wellfleet Harbor); continue along the shoreline from town pier via Chequessett Neck Road to the free Great Island parking area. (Keep water view on left after leaving Route 6).
About Sam Wood
Outer Cape native Sam Wood, formerly a regular actor at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, has a BA in theater from Bennington College. A writer, director, actor and musician, he is fascinated by the legend of Bellamy and his life.
Sam has worked and done research for the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum and community radio station WOMR-FM 92.1, on which he hosted an old timey radio show.