Parks & Open Spaces
Nantucket has beautiful parks for all to enjoy! Not every park is owned and maintained by the Town of Nantucket; nor is every property available for special events, organized sporting activities or private businesses.
Please keep our parks clean and safe for all!
- Alcohol is not permitted on public property.
- Smoking is not permitted on public parks.
- Glass is not permitted on public parks.
- Please use trash receptacles; or when not available please take your trash with you.
For information regarding permitting for an event on a public park, please contact the Town’s Events Coordinator at 508-325-4166. For additional information regarding special events please review the Town’s Special Event Policy (PDF). For information regarding conducting private business on any public property, please contact the Town’s Licensing Administrator at 508-325-4100 ext. 7319.
Parks & Recreation Master PlanLink to page
Parks & Recreation CommissionLink to page
Children's Beach & PlaygroundLink to page
Tennis at Jetties
The Town's public tennis courts at Jetties Beach.Link to page
Tom Nevers Fields & PlaygroundLink to page
Linda Loring Nature foundation
With 270 acres of outdoor classroom, the focus of the LLNF is education.Link to page
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Explore the Sesachacha Heathlands Wildlife Sanctuary.Link to page
Nantucket Conservation Foundation
The mission of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation is to assist in the preservation of Nantucket’s character by permanently conserving, maintaining, and managing natural areas and habitats and to encourage an appreciation of and interest in the Island’s natural resources.Link to page
Nantucket Land Bank
The Nantucket Land Bank was created by a 466-to-1 vote of annual Town meeting in 1983. Since inception, as the first of its kind in the nation, it has served as a model for other communities across the country. Its mission: Conservation, recreation and agriculture for the benefit of the public in perpetuity.Link to page
Nantucket Land Council
The Nantucket Land Council is a non-profit dedicated to protecting Nantucket’s natural world and rural character.Link to page
Trustees of Reservations
Discover the About Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge to observe shorebirds, raptors, seals and Great Point Light.vLink to page