Most Martha's Vineyard beaches enforce no-dog policies during the summer season. The following beaches are open to your furry friends throughout the year.
Dog Friendly Beaches
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Doug's Cove Preserve
Directly across the street from Eastville is Doug's Cove Preserve, a small property managed by the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank.
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East Beach on Chappaquiddick
East Beach is a part of the Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge and Wasque Reservation located on Chappaquiddick or “Chappy.”
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Past the drawbridge en route to Oak Bluffs from Vineyard Haven along Beach Road, you will find Eastville Beach. This beach has easy access from the parking lot.
Right around the corner from Lighthouse Beach is Fuller Street Beach, accessible at the end of Fuller street with limited Handicap access.
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The famous Inkwell Beach is part of Oak Bluffs Town Beach. Since the 1800s the Inkwell Beach has long been a popular destination and it is beloved by many.
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Lambert's Cove Beach is a coveted North Shore beach with crystal blue ocean views, soft white sand, and famously calm water.
Just a short walk from Main Street in downtown Edgartown is Lighthouse Beach. This iconic beach is at the entrance to Edgartown Harbor and Katama Bay.
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On Aquinnah's North Shore you'll find Lobsterville Beach across the channel from Menemsha, and stretching for miles up to Dogfish Bar.
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Long Point Wildlife Refuge
Long Point Wildlife Refuge Beach is a vast secluded beach on the South Shore of the Island. This property is managed by the Trustees of Reservations.
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Norton Point Beach is managed by the Trustees of Reservations, and is open for over sand driving, with proper permits.
Oak Bluffs Town Beach
Downtown Oak Bluffs offers access to Oak Bluffs Town Beach. This beach is just steps from the Oak Bluffs Steamship ferry terminal and Oak Bluffs harbor.