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

Hours: Monday–Saturday, 9 am–4 pm; Sunday 10 am–2 pm
Trails: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

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.

Two boys with nets at the marsh
Two boys with nets explore the salt marsh

A new salt marsh restoration project is using all-natural materials to protect and restore the imperiled shoreline at Felix Neck. 

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Upcoming Programs

December 21, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mark Alan Lovewell will point out some cosmic happenings as we welcome the winter season with star gazing,...
January 12, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoo's out there? Owls silently fly through our island woods and fields. Join us at Felix Neck for a big...
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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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