Some park access has changed due to current health regulations around COVID-19.


All camping and reservations for DCR properties have been suspended until further notice.

Deer Island park areas are temporarily closed to public access.

Worlds End is now open by advance reservation only.

Webb Memorial parking lot is closed until further notice.

Thompson Island is closed to the public until further notice.


Most DCR park areas remain open for passive recreation.  Click here to learn more about how to safely enjoy time outside.


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

Beach and Below

Join New England Aquarium staff to discover what lies beneath the waves and Spectacle Island!

Learn about unique species of marine life, take part in a guided beach exploration or touch tank activity (depending on tides) and examine how our actions impact Boston Harbor and the world’s oceans.

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