Located 7 miles off the Massachusetts coastline, Martha’s Vineyard is a unique and beautiful spot to explore while hiking, biking, or kayaking. This new guidebook from the Appalachian Mountain Club details more than 45 of the best hikes, on- and off-road bike trails, and paddling routes on this peaceful vacation destination. From a winding trail leading to dramatic sand cliffs, and on-road biking surrounded by amazing panoramas in Vineyard Haven, to paddling in the remote Cape Poge Bay, this three-in-one guide leads you to the most unforgettable spots in and around the island. Nature notes and historical sidebars provide context for the active traveler. Perfect for active travelers and locals looking for something fun to do close to home, this guide will be your most trusted resource for outdoor recreation on Martha’s Vineyard.
|Publisher:||Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents
Biking Martha’s Vineyard On-road biking1. Vineyard HavenOak BluffsEdgartown Loop2. Chappaquiddick3. Katama PointSouth Beach Loop4. Vineyard HavenWest ChopHerring Creek Beach5. West Tisbury South Loop6. West Tisbury North Loop7. Chilmark Loop8. Aquinnah (Gay Head) Loop Off-road bikingRules and Etiquette9. State Forest East (Edgartown) 10. State Forest West (West Tisbury) 11. Three Ponds Trail (Chappaquiddick)12. Poucha Pond Reservation (Chappaquiddick)13. Tisbury MeadowWompesketRipley’s Field Preserves (Tisbury)14. Waskosim’s Rock Reservation (Chilmark) Walking and HikingSafety & Etiquette 1. Edgartown EdgartownLighthouse Beach Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary Caroline Tuthill Wildlife Preserve2. ChappaquiddickMytoi East Beach Wasque Reservation3. Oak BluffsOak Bluff’s Camp Ground Trade Wind Fields Preserve 4. West TisburyCedar Tree Neck Wildlife Sanctuary ChristiantownChristiantown Woods Blackwater Pond Reservation Long Point Wildlife Refuge Sepiessa Point Preserve5. ChilmarkMiddle Road Sanctuary Fulling Mill Brook Reserve Peaked Hill Reservation Great Rock Bight Preserve Menemsha Hills Reservation 6. Aquinnah (Gay Head)Aquinnah CliffsAquinnah Beach Gay Head Moraine Paddling Martha’s VineyardSafety & Etiquette 1. EdgartownKatama Bay Edgartown Harbor and Eel Pond Edgartown Great Pond2. ChappaquiddickPoucha Pond Cape Poge Bay3. Oak BluffsSengekontacket Pond Lagoon Pond4. TisburyLake Tashmoo5. West TisburyTisbury Great Pond6. ChilmarkChilmark PondMenemsha Pond/Quitsa PondSquibnocket Pond Essays 10-15 (TK) Back matter Appendix ABicycle/paddling shops and outfitters Appendix BConservation and Recreation Organizations Appendix CRecommended Reading About the author Index About the AMC Cross-promotion page AMC Book updates