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Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Vineyard Haven Rd, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
508 627 4850
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: This 350-acre sanctuary is home to 100 species of birds, including cormorants and ospreys, and other wildlife. Follow one of the six well-marked... more » Owner description: This 350-acre sanctuary is home to 100 species of birds, including cormorants and ospreys, and other wildlife. Follow one of the six well-marked trails for views of all the island's ecosystems: marshland, ponds, woods and grasslands. « less
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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We are a family of five with a 5, 4, and 2-year-old. We took a week-long vacation to The Cape, and spent a day at The Vineyard. I had done some advance research and found the Seashore Discovery program at Felix Neck - it looked like a great deal for the kids. I am so glad that we went. After... More

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The Mass Audubon outpost on the island offers great activities to keep children busy while learning about nature. Varied setting of pond, marsh, woods all teeming with wildlife of various sorts. A good place for a walk, too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've been coming here since I was young. The trails are gorgeous and well maintained. Well worth a visit!

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Don't miss this unique place while on Martha's Vineyard. It is a wonderful place for a walk in the woods, observation of all sorts of birds and other wide life and a view of an exquisite butterfly garden filed with many flowers. The staff is well trained and totally dedicated to preservation of the environment. They are particularly good with... More

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts,USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This Audubon preserve is well staffed and maintained. In this fairly small area there are many habitats and trails. One can kayak, and birdwatch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

You might not want to spend every day at the beach, and Felix Neck gives you a great alternative. Learn about the local wildlife in a beautiful surrounding and walk away feeling like a more aware and well-rounded person, and more fully connected to the the Vineyard. This place is a jewel.

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Clifton, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Helpful staff in the information center. Great beach along the trail. A little tough to follow the map

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Monroe, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

run by great people. We went twice, a return after a dusk stroll around the place for a morning bird watch. It was a great way to get oriented and see a different part of the Vineyard experience. these people are quite thoughtful as they provided options in their shoppe for insect repellant that was quite economical, provided filed glasses... More

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I'm so glad we chose to pack insect repellant and ignore the mosquito warnings. August 22nd got us a perfect hike with wonderful views of ocean, marsh, barn owls on live cam, bayberries, unfamiliar wildflowers, osprey, and a picture-book butterfly garden. There is a boardwalk across "Turtle Pond". No turtles were out on our hike but there was a lovely... More

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Edgartown, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Felix Neck is a wonderful place to explore the woods, a duck pond, salt marsh, and the tidal pond of Sengecontacket. It is well laid out with clearly marked trails. The trails are accommodating for even the smallest of hikers. There is wonderful birdwatching, and we have spied many other kinds of animals there as well. Early in thhe day,... More

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