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Peaked Hill Reservation

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    122.94 acres

Contact Information

Stewardships

Description

Peaked Hill is the island’s summit at 311 feet above sea level. A 1/4 mile away, is a World War II military lookout and garrison. Promontories offer vistas of the south shore, Noman’s Land, the Aquinnah peninsula, Menemsha Bight, the Elizabeth Islands and Buzzards Bay. Boulders are strewn about, including the Wee Devil’s Bed and Stonecutter’s Rock.

From Middle Road, go up Tabor House Road 0.5 miles and turn left onto Pasture Road. Stay on Pasture Road past Basswood Lane.  1/10 mile later, then turn right at the fork. Long driveway leads to trailhead

Allowed Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Hunting
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
Picnicking
Hiking
Good For
Dogs
Families

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

For universal-access trailhead, from Middle Road - Tabor House intersection, go up-island for 0.8 miles. Turn right and follow road to top of hill. (25 Peaked Hill Road)-- difficult terrain

Dogs

leashing required April 1 - Aug 31

Hours

Sunrise to sunset

Hunting

This property is open to archery, shotgun and muzzleloader seasons with permission.  

During shotgun season, the property is closed to the public.  See Land Bank website for more specific information.