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Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge

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Untamed Chappy

I have been going to MV for my entire life and it wasn't until recently that I finally took the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
ECW_PhD
Such a beautiful tour.

This was a great little tour. Our guide Dick was very knowledgeable and patient. The light house is... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Sonya C
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Mears, Michigan, United States
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Explore this magnificent barrier beach with its sandy shoreline, expansive salt marsh, beautiful salt pond, and unique colony of hardy red cedars.
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Dike Road, Chappaquiddick Island, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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+1 508-627-3599
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

I have been going to MV for my entire life and it wasn't until recently that I finally took the Cape Poge lighthouse tour. The guides are knowledgeable and eager to share interesting facts about birds, erosion, history both recent and way back when, movie...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

This was a great little tour. Our guide Dick was very knowledgeable and patient. The light house is small nothing like what I’m accustomed to on the Great Lakes but none the less I enjoyed the tour and learning the history of the area, saw...More

Thank Sonya C
Reviewed October 6, 2017

While visiting Martha`s Vineyard we wanted to go to Chappaquiddick without taking a vehicle. We took advantage of the Cape Poge Lighthouse Tours. It was an adventure! The Trustee group that guides the tour offer complimentary van pickup on the Chappy side of the Chappy...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Visiting every one of the 116 Trustees of Reservations locations. This one was very nice, but tough for a runner (like me). I ran 6 miles but it was tough. The sand is very soft. Amazing beach and this late in the season we had...More

Thank dave d
Reviewed October 17, 2016

So we knew that there was a 5th lighthouse to see on Chappaquiddick and then learned there was an open house going on at the lighthouse from 10a-2p one day during our stay on MV. It was off season (post Columbus Day) but we had...More

1  Thank snow_beach
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Wanting to get out of town and try's new beach, we headed over to Chappaquiddick to visit the Cape Pogue beach today, and loved it. The beach is about a half-mile walk from the parking lot so come prepared to carry your stuff to the...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Lovely beach at the end of the road, approach across the infamous bridge and a beautiful marsh. Many shells here.

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Reviewed June 10, 2016

Did not see much wildlife, but the ocean views and dunes were beautiful. Some areas closed due to nesting

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Reviewed October 3, 2015

Our guide, Dick, was super. The ride was great in the all terrain vehicle...a couple of hours into wonderfully pristine and beautiful scenery. $25 per person, in season only, and worth every cent. Bring mosquito spray...those little critters fly fast, even invading a moving, open...More

1  Thank chuckiek
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went on the lighthouse tour offered by thetrustees.org, the group that maintains the nature preserve. You ride on benches (shaded) in the back of a pickup truck, so be prepared for some bumps. The 2-hour tour heads along the beach, bay, and dunes to the...More

2  Thank Dave S
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