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   35. BARE HILL PRESERVE

 

Size
2.7 acres

Description
The two properties comprising this preserve are connected by a trail and are part of theCross-Tisbury Trail. The easterly property was conserved via an agricultural preservation restriction and is a well-known field on the Edgartown Road. The westerly was purchased outright by the land bank in a cooperative acquisition with the town of Tisbury; the original property was split between the land bank and town and was acquired primarily because of its proximity to a town well. "Bare Hill" is thoroughly wooded and sits in shade all summer long; the name is historical and appears in old deeds.

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

Access
Park on the Edgartown Road near its intersection with Winyah Lane; property is on the west side of the Edgartown Road.

 

Historical Highlights

 

  • Bare Hill Preserve’s field was long owned by the Duart family, whose pastured cow was a familiar sight to many Vineyarders

 


Trail / Property Map

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Features

 

picnicing hiking