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    Trails

    There are literally hundreds of miles of trails, bike paths, and backroads to explore.

    Muskoday Farm

    There isn't much to do at this 28 acre preserve other than watch the grass grow and be thankful you're looking at open space and not at another pile of houses.  It was protected...

    Morning Glory Farm

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    What's not to love... One of the most popular farms and farm stands on the Island. Beware the potential for sharp elbows when the first corn comes in... And it will be a farm forever. From...

    The Nashaquitsa Overlook

    Does this make your list of top ten views on the Island? The Nashaquitsa Overlook is maintained by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The views are undeniably magnificent--out over Clam Cove, Nashaquitsa Pond, Menemsha Pond, to...

    Brandy Brow

    Stump a Local Ask anyone if they know where Brandy Brow Park is. Brandy Brow is the little hilltop park owned by the town of West Tisbury at the junction of State Road and the Edgartown...

    Katama Farm and the FARM Institute

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    MOO!  BAAAAH!!  OINK!!! Once upon a time in the 1970s a family with a farm wanted to get rich. So they drew up a plan to put seven hundred building lots on Katama Farm. That's...
    Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs, Gazebo, Sunrise, Alison Shaw

    Ocean Park

    One of the classic scenes on the Island is Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs. Sure there's traffic in the high season, but with its tidy bandstand gazebo in the middle, the ferry coming and...

    Lagoon Pond Park

    It's easy to mistake this sliver of a town park as nothing more than the breakdown lane for Beach Road as it heads for the drawbridge. Unless you're looking for a public boat ramp,...

    Tashmoo Overlook

    Top Ten Roadside Views? Vote in the Poll. The Tashmoo Overlook is not as grand, perhaps, as the Quitsa overlook, but there's something about the way the view is framed by the ridges on either...

    The Grey Barn

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    Everyone up-Island breathed a sigh of relief a few years back when Molly and Eric Glasgow bought what used to be called Rainbow farm and announced they intended to continue farming, and more.  You...