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Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park

Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park is an accessible playground built on Land Bank land on Old South Road, across from the State Forest. The park is collaboration between The Land Bank and the Maria Mitchell Association as part of the

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Western Avenue Beach

Across from what used to be the Youth Hostel, this beach is maintained by the Nantucket Land Bank. There is parking for just 3 vehicles, but it is a short walk from Surfside Beach.  There are benches near the start

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Town Pier Park

Washington Street just beyond Brant Point Marine Benches and a path to the water; limited parking across the street in the town lot

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Old South Road Park Near the Airport

Owned by the Town of Nantucket, this spacious grassy space dotted with young trees and sculpture is ideal for children who need to run (but keep them away from the busy streets! There is a paved pathway and several benches.

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Pocket Park at Francis & Union

This small grassy area with two benches is about a half-mile or so walk from downtown Nantucket. It’s a lovely place to sit with some views of the water, but is not on the water. There is no parking.

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