Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is a place for everyone, protecting the habitats, wildlife, and spectacular views for which Martha’s Vineyard is renowned. Four miles of trails through woodlands, meadows, ponds, salt marsh, and along shorelines allow for exploration, discovery, and quiet contemplation. Read More

Current Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday & Sunday, Closed; Trails Daily, Dawn to Dusk

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Male fiddler crab
Male fiddler crab

Different species have different ways of surviving a Martha’s Vineyard winter. Bears are probably the most well-known of the hibernators, though not island residents, so let’s take a look at some of the lesser known island residents and the interesting ways they hibernate. 

Piping Plover and Chicks © John Van deGraaff
Piping Plover and Chicks © John Van deGraaff

Shorebird monitor Emily Saber talks about Mass Audubon's Coastal Waterbird Program and the interns and volunteers who work tirelessly to help monitor local shorebird populations.

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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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