Park Alert

Ferries to Georges Island are suspended through Wednesday, June 26, due to waterline repairs. Ferries to Spectacle Island and Peddocks Island will operate on the regular summer season schedule.


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

Civil War Living History Tour

Meet Dr. Charles Macgill, a confederate political prisoner during the Civil War.

Join the spirit of Dr. Charles Macgill of Hagerstown, Maryland, in a stroll through Fort Warren as he reminisces about his confinement here as a political prisoner during the Civil War.

Hour-long tours depart from the Visitor Center at 11:15am and 1:15 pm.


This program is presented as part of the commemoration of the Boston Harbor Islands’ 25th anniversary as a National Park and 50th anniversary as a State Park.

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