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Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

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Great hiking trails

Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary has it all: great hiking trails, a beautiful forest, great views, large... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
Out of the way, quiet, and unexpected by many

I live on the Vineyard, and see the thousands flock to the north shore towns, while few realize the... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary has it all: great hiking trails, a beautiful forest, great views, large boulders and a fabulous beach. Four hundred acres were purchased or received through donation to create this treasure. Some of the paths are a bit steep but not too...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I live on the Vineyard, and see the thousands flock to the north shore towns, while few realize the wealth of places outside of the busy towns. One of the gems of the island is Cedar Tree. It's a private property open to all(closes at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RobOnMV
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This hike is very easy - no more than an hour or so - but coming out on the beach is just breathtaking. You are officially not allowed to swim there...but!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Had a wonderful, peaceful walk at Cedar Neck and the beach all to ourselves when we arrived there! Heard many birds through the changing vegetation and enjoyed the varied, beautiful rocks on the beach.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Callisto S
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2015
2  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

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank davidrW6880CD
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

Date of experience: June 2014
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