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Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

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Beautiful and quiet!

Had a wonderful, peaceful walk at Cedar Neck and the beach all to ourselves when we arrived there... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Callisto S
Natick, Massachusetts
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 13 September 2016
Arlington, Virginia
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Sep 19, 2017
“Beautiful and quiet!”
Sep 13, 2016
“Excellent Hiking and remote enough it doesn't draw crowds!”
A good description of the many natural activities found on the island
West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 20 September 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.

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 13 September 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 7 August 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 30 June 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

2  Thank CatyD2013
Reviewed 15 September 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 2 July 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 19 June 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 6 September 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 1 December 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 21 April 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
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