Grasslands

Property Property Name Acres Details
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Head of the Plains

446
One of the best examples of sandplain grassland in the world, the Head of the Plains near Madaket contains 446 acres of sandplain grasslands, shrub thickets, wetlands, woodlands and one off the most beautiful beaches on the southern shore. The area is also an excellent place to see hawks and other birds of prey hunting.
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Madequecham and Tom Nevers

2150
A pastoral area with an excellent surf beach, the Foundation owns over 2,100 acres in the southeastern portion of Nantucket that contain some very unique geological features and natural communities. It was also an important settlement for early Native Americans.
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Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture

780
One of our most popular properties, these 780 acres close to town are comprised of grasslands, forests and beachfront that have a rich cultural history and provide habitat for many species of rare plants and animals. There are more than six miles of trails for visitors to enjoy and explore.
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Squam Farm

210
The home of our sheep herd and a beautiful area to walk, the rolling countryside and woodlands are reminiscent of areas in northern New England. The 210 acres of the Farm are directly contiguous with the Foundation’s 294 acre Squam Swamp property to the north.
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Tupancy Links

73
With wide vistas and an easy to follow trail, Tupancy Links provides visitors with a wonderful oasis of open space just minutes from Main Street. While being a designated conservation area, the property is very popular with dog owners who bring their canine companions to the 73 acres for their daily exercise and socialization.