Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge

Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Great Meadows NWR
73 Weir Hill Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776

Phone:978-443-4661
Web: northeast.fws.gov/ma/nat.htm
Established: 1975.
Location:North tip of Nantucket Island, 4 miles east of Nantucket.
Activities:Fishing, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Refuge features the Great Point Lighthouse, originally constructed in 1784 and rebuilt several times since then, the most recent being in 1986.
Habitats: 40 acres of sand dunes with low shrub vegetation and shifting sand.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk; closed to vehicular access during nesting season.
Wild life: Piping plovers, least tern, gray and harbor seals.

See other parks in Massachusetts.