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   16. WAPATEQUA WOODS RESERVATION

Size
195.4 acres

Description
This reservation — which has grown to 100 acres from its 20-acre birth in 1988 — straddles the town lines between Oak Bluffs and Tisbury. It serves as a greenbelt outside Vineyard Haven, the island’s busy port.


Uses
nature study, hiking, picnicking, mountain-biking, horseback-riding, dog-walking (town bylaw requires leashing at all times), hunting (with permission).

 

 

 

Access
Start in West Tisbury at the intersection of the State and Stoney Hill Roads. Follow the Stoney Hill Road 1.1 miles; trailhead is on left. Road is rough; four-wheel drive is recommended.

 

Historical Highlights

 

  • the area of Wapatequa Woods Reservation has very little documented history; there is evidence that areas of the reservation were used as a woodlot at one time

 

 

 

 


Trail / Property Map

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Features

 

biking hiking picnicing mountain bikinghorseback riding dog walking