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Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: Vineyard Haven Rd, C, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
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+1 508-627-4850
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This 350-acre sanctuary is home to 100 species of birds, including...

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.

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Beautiful sanctuary!

My daughter and I have a goal of visiting each of the Mass Audubon sanctuaries, so visiting Felix Neck was a must-do when we visited the Vineyard. The bus dropped us off at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Moc123
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Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I have a goal of visiting each of the Mass Audubon sanctuaries, so visiting Felix Neck was a must-do when we visited the Vineyard. The bus dropped us off at the entrance, and then we walked a bit to get to the visitor's center. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly, despite being in the middle of... More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely, shady stroll through the woods and out to a secluded spot on the beach. It's quiet and beautiful. It's an easy "hike"--not strenuous at all.

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Thank James S
Pepperell, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

My husband and I visit Felix Neck for a day every year when we come to MV. One never knows what surprises you'll find there. Beautiful walking trails, flowers, many types of woodland creatures abound and the views -- well, it is MV. I've seen baby deer I could almost pet, baby goats I did pet and the most wonderful... More 

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Braintree, MA
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016

It is just a nice walk near the pond, birds nests, swans. Pleasant. Easy trails to follow. toilets to use. Wild life center with information. We liked it.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Attended the creature feature and it was wonderful. Similar to a story time but interactive. For $9 you get a story about the featured animal, learn facts, interaction with the animal, craft and song. Highly recommend.

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150 Great Wolf Drive
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We walked the trails, searched for critters in the ocean and had a great time, minus the goose family chasing us for walking too close to them, the staff are helpful and kind. For only $4 per person you could spend hours here, we were here for 2 hrs and it flew by.

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Thank theao514
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

I've been going to Felix Neck for a number of years on my MV visits, usually around 6 AM for the quiet, great light (I'm a photographer) and active birds. It's a very special place, simply beautiful with many nice trails and the always active (in June when we visit) Osprey nest. Last night we went on their summer solstice... More 

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Bethel, Connecticut
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Great walking trails take you to the salt water inlet with abundant crabs, clams, shrimp and horseshoe crabs. Great views of the salt marshes. Saw 3 deer on the walk.

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Reviewed May 26, 2016

What can you say about such a magical place! The people and the place fill you with valuable information and instill a desire to live more mindfully! You breathe better and smile more even just driving up the long and winding road to the base building. Endless adventure and fun for the entire family!

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Thank Laurel R
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is the perfect place to be for all nature lovers!! Nice paths to walk on and even some boardwalks!!

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