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A carefully planned ride with easier access from Polpis Road than from Milestone. 360 degree island views from the islands highest point. The egress toward Milestone Road takes you past Gibbs Pond ( slight detour) then come back and continue by one of the largest...More
Bring GPS and a high based Jeep. Don't even think to bring your Porsche, BMW or Mercedes. To get to Alta Rock take the left heading west just across from Russell Way on Milestone. Put on your seatbelts.
Head north and look for the Airport...More
Most day trippers or people staying in town never get a real feel of the island. From alter rock (which is just a hill) you can see a good portion of the island and you notice the huge amount of open conservation land. I'ts easy...More
The best way to get her is by bike over sandy roads. The journey is just a good as the views once you get to the top. Once here, you get a 360 view of Nantucket. You can't get that anywhere else other than a...More
We visited Altar Rock while on a bike ride around the island. We rode in the path a little bit until it was tough to navigate on the bike and then we walked.
It is a short hike to the top and has a great...More
A trip to Altar Rock provides terrific views of the moors of Nantucket, the inner harbor and the northern part of the island (Monomoy, Shawkemo and Polpis). It is in Conservation land and has miles of trails where you can enjoy the island's vegetation, while...More