Posted on October 25, 2021 and last updated on October 25, 2021

Whitmore Pond Sanctuary, Vinalhaven


  • Preserve Size: 8 acres
  • Trail Mileage: 0.4 miles
  • Pets: no
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Sights: reversing waterfall, Crocket’s Cove, Whitmore Pond

Up the road from Tip Toe Mountain, you can check out the small Whitmore Pond Sanctuary and its reversing falls.

There’s room for one or two cars at the pullout by the trailhead, or you can park farther down the road at Tip Toe Mountain Preserve. Dogs aren’t allowed here.

Directions: (From the land trust) Turn left from the ferry terminal, go 0.4 miles, then right onto Old Harbor Road for 0.3 miles. Bear left onto North Haven Road for 6.4 miles, take a left onto Tip Toe Mountain Road (gravel). Drive about 0.75 miles down the road and look for a small parking area on the left.


Let me know if you have any trail updates or corrections!