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.

Coastal Wildlife Discovery Station

Join a Mass Audubon naturalist or park staff member to learn about wild birds, sea life, and other creatures that call Boston Harbor home.

Come to Spectacle Island and talk with our skilled staff at this pop-up station about the living and breathing creatures of Boston Harbor. There is often a touch tank present with various creatures from the harbor.

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