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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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Perfect spot. Prepare for a long walk from the car, and arrive early to get a spot. The parking lot fills up in season and they must turn people away, which isn't fun after a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
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143 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Perfect spot. Prepare for a long walk from the car, and arrive early to get a spot. The parking lot fills up in season and they must turn people away, which isn't fun after a looooong drive down a bumpy dirt road. But if you make it, the pond side is awesome for small kids. Shallow, warm, social. The ocean... More 

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Hamilton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Long Point is one of the most beautiful places in New England. We have been visiting the Vineyard for many years and this place has it all. If you like big waves and a terrific South Shore Atlantic Beach, you have it. If you prefer a warm fresh water pond, it is literally steps away from the ocean. If you... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Looking for a great beach day? Come here! Great combination of calm water and ocean water. On this thin strip of beach, you can access the ocean, with waves, or a pond with calm waters. If you're ambitious, you can take a 20 minute walk to the cut. Kids love it! No bathrooms, and it is a longer walk to... More 

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NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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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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 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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