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.

Fall Frolic on Peddocks Island

Celebrate the season with a special fall trip to Peddocks Island!

Enjoy guided hikes with park rangers, make s’mores at an island campfire, sip apple cider, or crunch through the leaves as you wind through beautiful wooded trails.

Your registration includes:

  • 45-minute ferry ride to Peddocks Island
  • Choice of guided tours exploring island history and wildlife
  • S’mores around an island campfire
  • Apple cider and trail mix station
  • Make your own cider with our cider press
  • Lawn games
  • Kid-friendly Junior Ranger activities

Ferry departs from Long Wharf North in downtown Boston (adjacent to Christopher Columbus Park) at 11:30am. Arrive 20-30 minutes in advance to allow time for boarding.

This event is brought to you by the National Park Service, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Boston Harbor Now, in partnership with Boston Harbor Cruises.

Questions? Contact park rangers at [email protected]

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