Attention:

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

Spectacle Island is accessible by public ferry through October 12th, 2020.  Georges, Peddocks, Lovells, Grape, and Bumpkin Islands are accessible by recreational vessel only.

Camping and reservations for the Boston Harbor Islands are suspended for the duration of the 2020 season.

Worlds End is now open by advance reservation only.

Thompson Island is closed to the public until further notice.

Most DCR park areas and facilities are now open.  Click here to learn more about how to safely enjoy time outside.

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

Night Sky on Peddocks Island

Grab your camping gear and join a ranger for an unforgettable night sky experience in Boston Harbor.

Learn how to use a telescope, see the cosmos, read the stories written in the stars, and even write your own!

Tickets include:

  • a round-trip ferry ride out to Peddocks Island
  • a camping site for one night
  • Night Sky ranger programs
  • s’mores in our fire pit

Please bring everything necessary for a backcountry camping experience including tents, food, water, charcoal or a camp stove, and outdoor clothing for this rain or shine event.

  • 3:30 PM – Check-in at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center, located on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway.(191 W Atlantic Ave)
  • 5:30 PM – Arrive on Peddocks Island.
  • 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Set up camp. Dinner on your own.
  • 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Night Sky program.

Please note: The first ferry back to Boston is at 10:15 AM the next day. There will be additional ferries throughout the day. For the entire ferry schedule, visit www.bostonharborislands.org.

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