Monday, May 20, 2024
    Pecoy Point Preserve, Nature, Outdoors, Land Bank, Alison Shaw

    Pecoy Point Preserve

    For paddlers exploring Sengekontacket Pond or birdwatchers on the dawn patrol, this seventeen acre oasis is a perfect waypoint. From the Land Bank's description: Some 1100 feet of pondshore are conserved here, as well as...

    Gay Head Moraine

    Not Your Everyday Bog From the Land Bank's description: Quirky land is a natural conservation priority; this land is quirky. Its wetlands form a honeycomb near the center of the property, and the rise and...

    Manaquayak Preserve

    You call it Manaquayak, We call it Ice House Pond Serious fresh water swimmers, this is for you. But there's hardly any parking and no shallow water for kids. From the Land Bank's description: From 1908 to...

    Menemsha Neck Preserve

    From the Land Bank's description: The wildlands at Menemsha Neck are low and salt-blasted. Their bleakness is endearing. Note that the property is inaccessible but for a long beach hike along the Menemsha Pond, which endears...

    North Neck Highlands Preserve

    All about the view Oh, and hiking, picnicking, mountain-biking, horseback-riding, dog-walking (leashing required April 1 - August 31), fishing, kayaking, scenic vista, universal access (moderate terrain) at second trailhead. Getting There: Turn left off the Chappaquiddick Road onto...

    Fulling Mill Brook Preserve

    The Fulling Mill Brook, as the name implies, was once the power source for a mill to process wool. In 1986, 49.6 acres along the winding brook became the first acquisition of the brand...

    Christiantown Woods Preserve & Indian Burial Ground

    Acquired in 1986 the 8.6 acre Christiantown Woods Preserve was one of the first acquisitions of the brand new Land Bank. Though there are lovely woodland trails on the property that are open to...

    Katama Point Preserve

    One of the earliest Land Bank properties, this tiny parcel is a gem of a place. Swimming is not permitted, but you can fish, bike, picnic, etc. From the Land Bank's Page for the Preserve: This property...

    Norton Fields Preserve

    There isn't much to do at this 20.5 acre preserve other than watch the corn grow and be thankful you're not looking at another pile of houses. It was protected in two parts, in...
    Gay Head Cliffs, Beach, Aquinnah, Alison Shaw

    Aquinnah Headlands Preserve

    This is one of the crown jewels of the Land Bank, and indeed of the entire East Coast. Don't be fooled by the name of the preserve, we're talking here about "the cliffs." You...