175 acres located between the neighborhoods along the Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury Roads were purchased cooperatively by the land bank and the town of Edgartown. The significant portion — 118.7 consolidated acres of frost bottom and scrub oak — is under land bank care, via a conservation restriction from the town to the land bank.
nature study, hiking, picnicking, mountain-biking, horseback-riding, dog-walking (leashing required at all times), hunting (with permission), cross-country skiing, universal access (easy terrain).
Trailhead located at the far end of South 18th Street in Arbutus Park.
an ancient way called “Tar Kiln Path” crosses the preserve; production of pitch, or tar, for use in caulking the seams of ships and preserving ropes is an ancient industry and once an important industry on Martha’s Vineyard.
Trail / Property Map
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