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Address: Hughes Thumb Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
Phone Number: 508 693 3678
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Description: Whether you want to body surf in the ocean, splash with the kids in...
Whether you want to body surf in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore a rare grassland habitat, this spectacular reservation will become a favorite escape.
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Beautiful refuge

I love the combination of the ocean with the pond and the variety of wildlife. It is off the beaten path

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love the combination of the ocean with the pond and the variety of wildlife. It is off the beaten path

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Columbia, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We made it a point to check out different beaches during our stay on MV, and I'm so happy this was on the list. We had already purchased our tax-deductible family membership to the Trustees of the Reservations (recommended!), so parking was free and we only had to pay the entrance fee. Ospreys "greet" you near the gatehouse to small... More 

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NJ
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Long point provides the best of both worlds. Whether you have young children, teenagers, or a combination there is something to keep everyone happy. One side has the Atlantic Ocean and the other is calm water for small children. The water is noticibly warmer on the calm side. Surrounding both is a wildlife preserve filled with many species of birds.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Long drive then $5 per person plus $10 for the car. We ended up turning around. Brian was really sad and he started to cry badly.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Nothing like it in the Vineyard and Cape Cod. Beautiful and peaceful. No crowds. We stayed in the Vineyard for our honeymoon and this beach was by far the most romantic of all. You can walk down the beach and feel like you're the only ones there.

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New Jersey
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Long Point beach is a wonderful beach. My favorite part is the fresh water pond. Definitely go to this beach if you are on the MV.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place has it all! After a short walk down to the beaches you'll find a great fresh water (brackish) beach that is great for swimmers of all ages. If you continue a short ways over the sand dune, you are at a wide open Atlantic Ocean beach, waves and all. They also have about a half mile nature loop... More 

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Boston, MA
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I enjoyed having an isthmus! We were able to enjoy the clear, fresh pond water and walk 40 steps to the beach where watched people surfing on the very aggressive waves!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Afraid to let the secret out - this place is perfect. Hidden away with a lovely big pond on one side and the ocean on the other. So, great for families with bigger kids who like waves and little kids who aren't ready for the real ocean yet. Very family friendly, clean, secret hideout. Love it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The beach is a challenge to get to; you gotta want it. The dirt road is a little daunting, and it's not easy to find. But, it's so worth it! The beach is beautiful with clean sand, never-ending views of the ocean, and clear water. There were other families but it wasn't too crowded. We spent the day and didn't... More 

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Address: Hughes Thumb Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
Phone Number: 508 693 3678
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  West Tisbury

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