Close of Public Ferry Season

Public ferry service has ended for the 2022 season. Visit the park calendar to learn about special cruises and opportunities to visit the islands in the off season.


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

Night Sky Camping

Grab your camping gear and join a Park Ranger for an unforgettable night sky experience in Boston Harbor!

Join Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park for the return of Night Sky camping on Peddocks Island!

Learn how to use a telescope, admire the cosmos, tell stories around a campfire, and enjoy an overnight excursion to on the second largest island in Boston Harbor!

Tickets include:

  • Roundtrip ferry ride from Downtown Boston (only) to Peddocks Island
  • Camping site for one night in the group camping area
  • Night Sky ranger-led programs
  • Additional evening programming

See Eventbrite for full details.


This program is presented by the National Park Service, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Boston Harbor Now 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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