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Address: Hughes Thumb Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
Phone Number: 508 693 3678

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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The perfect beach for kids

Long Point is my family's go-to beach on MV. It's terrific for young kids because there's a lovely wide beach situated on a freshwater pond that's very shallow out about 50 feet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
South Orange, New Jersey
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South Orange, New Jersey
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long Point is my family's go-to beach on MV. It's terrific for young kids because there's a lovely wide beach situated on a freshwater pond that's very shallow out about 50 feet. So, no risk of kids getting dragged out by rip currents, etc. For adults and older kids, the ocean is just over the dune. There the waves are... More 

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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a highlight of our trip. It was very very pretty. However, the trail system is very short. We did the whole thing in 30 minutes.

Thank Peter Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Follow the long dirt road to this beautiful spot where there is both saltwater and freshwater swimming. A bit pricey for a large since you pay per car plus per person but very beautiful.

Thank Nicole S
Bethesda, MD
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255 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to go back to the beach here after not coming by for several years. There is a long drive on a dusty road to get here but the place is magnificent. Be prepared to pay for the car and each person but if you join the trustees then I believe there is no charge. The beach is magnificent,... More 

Thank Lubran
Natick, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is an amazing beach - beautiful sand and ocean on one side, fresh water pond on the other. I've never been any where like this. Just plan on arriving before 10am or after 2pm - the parking lot will fill up but the beach doesn't seem crowded.

Thank 1485Travelers
North Billerica, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great waves low crowd beautiful scenery. This may actually be the perfect beach. The only downside is a slow drive at 25 miles per hour about 5 miles to the beach on a road that in most places is only wide enough for one car. It is absolutely worth it.

Thank KJBleu
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A glorious beach on a glorious day! Clean, bathrooms, shower, and only $10 per car load. You have the choice to stay ocean side or pond side. Great for small kids!

Thank daggie120
Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Tucked in the woods, Long Point is an incredible refuge for animals and people. Well marked, relatively flat trails weave through woods and along narrow beaches. A quiet, peaceful place, Long Point lends itself to meditative strolls, where you may glimpse birds, frogs, squirrels, chipmunks or even the occasional deer.

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A great ocean beach, nice walking between ponds, and lovely pond beach just a dune away from ocean. Either Trustees of thReservation membership is needed or you will pay for parking and less on a bike. No dogs allowed. There are portapotties in the summer and a cold water public shower rinse area. You can drive close to the beach... More 

1 Thank JuliaRenate
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Long Point is a favorite spot for our family as you can split time between the calm pond with it's sandbar that is great for the youngsters to splash around in, and on the other side of the dunes the ocean offers waves and body surfing. It's worth buying a family membership to the Trustees of Reservations which manages the... More 

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