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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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Waves and calm

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW 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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Long Point Beach is the best beach ever! I'm 13 and have been going to MV ever since I was 5 and every year we go to Long Point! It's such an amazing beach! The waves on the ocean side are huge and so fun to play in. You can surf or boogie board on them! That's definitely the best... More 

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Martha's Vineyard, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I like the winter entrance better than the summer one. Nice walk through a meadow before you hit the dunes and the beach. I had stranded my boat (tiny little thing but motor conked out) an man o' man the Trustees totally helped me get it out. Kudos to them.

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Address: 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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