About Felix Neck

Sunset at 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.

Acres

194

Trail Mileage

4 miles (universally accessible: 1 mile) Details >

Sanctuary Highlights

  • Kayak tours of Sengekontacket Pond throughout the summer and special seasonal sunset and moonrise paddles.
  • Ongoing conservation projects that engage citizen science volunteers, including Osprey monitoring, Horseshoe Crab research, and coastal waterbird tracking.
  • Discovery Room for all ages with live animals, marine life touch tank, and hands-on activities.
  • Butterfly and bird gardens that host some of nature’s winged wonders.
  • Fern & Feather Summer Day Camp, named "Best of the Vineyard," a memorable part of Island childhoods since 1964.
  • Gift shop offering nature-based books and products as well as locally handcrafted goods and art.

Location

100 Felix Neck Drive, Edgartown, MA 02539
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Hours

January–March 

  • Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; closed Saturday & Sunday
  • Trails: Open daily, dawn to dusk

April–May 

  • Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday, 10 am–2 pm; closed Sunday
  • Trails: Daily, dawn to dusk

June–Mid-September

  • Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am–3 pm
  • Trails: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Mid-September–December 

  • Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday, 10 am–2 pm; closed Sunday
  • Trails: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Admission

  • Members: Free
  • Nonmembers: $4 Adults, $3 Seniors (65+), $3 Children (2-12)
  • EBT Participants: Free for up to 4 people when you show your EBT card