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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