2020 Camping Update

2020 Ferry schedules have not yet been established for this camping facility.  As a result, reservations cannot be made at this time.  Please check back in mid-March or Create an Availability Notification on the Reserve America website to receive a notification when a site is available.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.


Activities, ranger tours, and most programs are included with your ferry ticket.

Greetings From Spectacle Island

Create greeting messages for your friends back on land with a free modern calligraphy lesson with Boston’s own Lettering By Liz.

Unplug, unwind, & discover the joys of this meditative art form with Liz on Spectacle Island, while enjoying the views of the Boston Harbor and live jazz music provided by Berklee College of Music. Learn how to hold the pen, proper ergonomics, and how to practice cool lettering styles with this interactive demo / beginners lesson with Boston calligrapher, Liz Roessle.

Art supplies, postcards, and stamps are provided. Supplies are limited and pre-registration is recommended.

The 12:30 or 2:30 ferries from Long Wharf will arrive at Spectacle Island in time for class and island exploration.

It is highly recommended that you purchase tickets for this ferry ahead of time, as they do sell out. Schedules and online ticketing can be found at http://bostonharborcruises.com/harbor-islands/

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