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Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

#8 of 18 things to do in West Tisbury Features Animals
West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Excellent Hiking and remote enough it doesn't draw crowds!

Getting there can be a challenge but follow the green signs that say sanctuary and you won't have... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Arlington, Virginia
via mobile
Stay on the white path!

A bunch of us decided to do this hike with our two dogs, a Boston Terrier and a Golden Retriever... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
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A good description of the many natural activities found on the island
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Sep 13, 2016
“Excellent Hiking and remote enough it doesn't draw crowds!”
Aug 6, 2016
“Stay on the white path!”
West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Getting there can be a challenge but follow the green signs that say sanctuary and you won't have too much of a problem--a 4WD vehicle isn't necessary but it might make you feel better; however, once you get there, there are multiple paths you can...More

Thank ltw52
Reviewed August 6, 2016

A bunch of us decided to do this hike with our two dogs, a Boston Terrier and a Golden Retriever. The walk was pleasant and in no time we were on the beach, where we strolled a bit, then resumed the path, re-entering the circuit...More

Thank Gayle63
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The only things that make this hike anything less than excellent are the ticks and the poison ivy. (The same can be said for pretty much every hike on Martha's Vineyard, so if you're hiking anywhere around there, just be vigilant and stay on the...More

1  Thank CatyD2013
Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This slice of beach with rugged trails and cliff view of The Elizabeth Islands is a must. One of my three favorite dirt trails on MV. Maybe best in Fall

Thank Alison C
Reviewed July 2, 2014

This hard to find beach is incredible. The walk is 15-20 minutes from the road along a jungle-like path but when you get to the beach, it opens up. There is a beautiful high point which overlooks the beach below and a sea of poison...More

Thank David R
Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you want to explore a part of Martha's Vineyard known primarily to local people like myself, this is it. It's a beautiful area along the north shore, surprisingly remote, with lovely vistas. Don't let the long downhill dirt road put you off: you will...More

1  Thank NYscholar2
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary is located in the NW of MV in West Tisbury. It's spectacular and a gem as others relate here. But your map link for Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary is to a location about 1-2 miles south of Oak Bluffs in NE...More

Thank Mbranagh
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Great spot. Easy walk and a spectacular view when you come near the beach. A beautiful pond on your right as you walk through the dunes to the beach. Turn right and go about 100 yards and do the Headlands loop. Easy and really cool....More

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Cedar Tree is a gem of a sanctuary. There are a variety of trails all leading to the pebble beach overlooking the Vineyard Sound. There is no entry fee and the trails are all well marked. The walk to the beach in not strenuous and...More

1  Thank Gil W
Reviewed August 7, 2011

We visited this location on a bicycle ride gone wrong or should I say long. We were staying on the southern central part of the island near Edgartown. We decided one morning to take a ride up around the sirport that lead us to this...More

2  Thank callme
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