Featured Properties and Trails

Prime examples of our properties and the range of outdoor activities they offer

The Creeks Preserve

The Creeks Preserve overlooks the Creeks salt marsh, Nantucket Harbor, and on a clear day, Brant Point Lighthouse. Acquired in

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Gardner Farm

This property was purchased from the Gardner Family in 1995. Now known as the Gardner Farm, this 112 acre parcel

Hinsdale Park

Hinsdale Park & Discovery Playground

Hinsdale Park, located on Old South Road, is a multi-use area dedicated to outdoor play, fitness and community gathering. It

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Beechwood Farm

Beechwood Farm is located in Polpis, which was originally the agricultural center of Nantucket. The name is taken from an

Nantucket Land Bank Dog Park Entrance

Land Bank Dog Park

Conveniently located mid-island, the Land Bank Dog Park has two enclosed areas for your four-legged friends to run and play!

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Trail at the Smooth Hummocks Coastal Preserve

Smooth Hummocks Coastal Preserve

The Smooth Hummocks Coastal Preserve provides a beautiful location to walk along the south shore of the island and serves

Boardwalk and tree on the wetland edge.

Lily Pond Park

The Land Bank acquired Lily Pond Park in 1986. Located just a short walk from downtown, this park offers a

Maxcy Pond

Maxcy Pond is a picture-perfect freshwater pond located in northwest Nantucket. With several access points to the water, it is

Head of the Plains

Head of the Plains is a vast corridor of conservation land, with more than 1,000 acres jointly owned by the

Millbrook Woods & Heritage Orchard

The Millbrook Woods property bookends Massachusetts Audubon’s Lost Farm property, which abuts the Land Bank’s Gardner Farm on its other

Stump Pond

Stump Pond is another property that is jointly owned by the Land Bank and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. The single-track

Sheep Commons

As its name suggests, this property was historically used as pastures for sheep grazing, the traces of which are visible

Sanford Meadows

Sanford Meadows is a scenic 165-acre property located on the Western end of Nantucket off of Madaket Road. Along with

Burchell Farm

Our 70-acre Burchell Farm property runs along the northern half of Miacomet Pond. Its location allows it to serve as

Trott’s Hills

Bisected by Madaket Road, the Trott’s Hills property is owned to the north by the Nantucket Land Bank and the

Reyes Pond

In 2017, the Nantucket Land Bank acquired what was the Reyes family property at 219 and 231 Polpis Rd. The

Codfish Park Playground

Codfish Park Playground

Located in historic Codfish Park, the playground property was generously donated by the Lockhart Family in 1995. The original playground

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View of Polpis Harbor from Holly Farm

Holly Farm

The Holly Farm property was originally owned by Donald and Marie Craig, who grew and harvested holly for local sales

Long Pond Landing Boardwalk

Long Pond Landing

The Land Bank purchased this property in 2015 with the goal of improving public access to Long Pond, one of

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View of the Harbor from Shawkemo Hills

Shawkemo Highlands

To reach the Shawkemo Hills trail system, take the first right hand turn off of Polpis Road after North Pasture

West End Overlook Bench

West End Overlook

The West End Overlook is a 17-acre property located in Madaket and provides easy public access to Madaket Harbor for

South Shore huckleberry trail

South Shore Loop

The South Shore Loop is an 81-acre property, featuring a diverse ecological landscape which contains dunes, sandplain grasslands, coastal heathlands

Peter Folger Homestead boardwalk

Peter Folger Homestead

The Land Bank purchased 20 acres of the Peter Folger Homestead from the owners of Sea Pony Farm in 2016

Blue skies at Cato Commons

Cato Commons

Cato Commons is a 17-acre natural refuge nestled in the heart of a mid-island neighborhood, situated less than a mile

Miacomet woods trail

Miacomet Woods

Situated across from Miacomet Pond, Miacomet Woods is a 32-acre forest dominated by pitch pines. These trees provide essential habitat

Easy Street Park June 2021

Easy Street Park

The Land Bank acquired the properties at 27 & 21 Easy Street in 2015 and 2017 and worked with Michael

Fair St Garden

Fair Street Park

Conveniently located at the corner of Fair and Main Streets, the Fair Street Park offers a quiet respite from the

Garden of the Sea

Garden of the Sea

The Garden of the Sea is a charming 0.25-acre park with three large garden beds full of flowers and plants