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.

Reel Fun Fishing Day at Deer Island

Join us for a day of fishing and fun at Deer Island!

Come to Deer Island for a day of fishing, food, and fun!


It is highly recommended to take public transportation or carpool, as parking at Deer Island is extremely limited.

Ferry: Ferry service to be provided from downtown Boston. Details coming soon.


Driving: Navigate to 190 Tafts Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152, and follow parking signs to one of two small lots:


Save the date!

Reel Fun Fishing Day at Deer Island will be the first in a series of 3 festivals being presented this season. Save the date for the other two – registration links coming soon!

  • Sat. 8/12/23 | 10:00am – 2:00pm | Castle Island
  • Sat. 9/30/23 | 10:00am – 2:00pm | Nut Island


This program is presented by the National Park Service, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife), Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), Boston Harbor Now, with generous support from the National Park Foundation and L.L. Bean.

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