Peirson Woods

Purchased by SLT in 1995.


This property covers 30 acres from Point Road down to Blankenship Cove. In summer several species of heron feed along the shore, including great blues, greens, and yellow legs, while in winter buffleheads, mallards, and swans abound. The protected diamondback terrapin lives here year ‘round. On a clear day Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and the northern Elizabeth Islands can be seen.

In 2014 the Marion Community Preservation Committee accepted Sippican Lands Trust’s application requesting funds to rebuild the viewing platform at Peirson Woods. The $14,250 in funding from the Marion Community Preservation Committee was used for the replacement and “rehabilitation” of the existing viewing platform facility at Peirson Woods. Sippican Lands Trust is grateful for this generous community support.


Point Road, past Marion Public Golf Course on the right hand side. Click here for a virtual tour of Peirson Woods.

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Peirson Woods

Sippican Lands Trust Rules and Regulations

  • Our land is open from sunrise to sunset.
  • No Drugs or Alcohol.
  • Pets should be under their owner’s control and dispose of pet waste thoughtfully.
  • No smoking or fires.
  • No motorized vehicles.
  • No littering.
  • No camping.
  • Leave the plants, animals, and geology as you find them.
  • No hunting on SLT property, except with SLT's permission.
  • No unauthorized postings on SLT properties.
  • Parking for visitors of the Sippican Lands Trust, where applicable. Not all properties have dedicated parking.