Attention:

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.

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

Spectacle Summer Nights featuring Trillium Brewing and L.L.Bean

Spectacle Island will stay open for an after-hours experience– an evening of relaxation, fun, and music in partnership with Trillium Brewing and L.L.Bean.

Enjoy a spectacular summer night on Spectacle Island!

Spectacle Island will stay open for an after-hours experience– an evening of relaxation, fun, and music made possible in support by L.L.Bean.

Visitors can sit on the porch and enjoy live music, set up a picnic dinner, roast marshmallows on the beach, hike with a ranger, try your hand at fly fishing, or relax in a hammock.

Bring your own picnic or make it easy to have a gourmet meal en plein airwith one of our picnic packages (must be ordered in advance). Make it a picture perfect island experience by adding a picnic basket and blanket.

This event on September 7th will feature a Trillium Beer Garden.

Your ticket includes:

  • A round trip ferry ride from Boston
  • S’mores on the beach
  • Live music by Dan Walker Band
  • Lawn games
  • Fly fishing with L.L.Bean
  • Breathtaking sunset views of Boston
  • A guided hike with a park ranger

Guests must arrive at Long Wharf North by 2:30 pm to board the 3:00 pm boat to Spectacle Island. The boat will leave on time and WILL NOT wait for late island-goers. No refunds. Walk-ups are accepted for private boaters. Please leave pets and outside alcohol at home.

Optional Picnic Menu (MUST BE ORDERED BY 9/2):

All options include a fresh apple, a bag of kettle chips, a bottle of sparkling water, a chocolate chip cookie, and a cutlery kit. Please note – there will not be food sales on the island.

  • Cheese and Charcuterie Platter with clothbound cheddar, genoa salami, wildflower honey, whole grain mustard, baguette toast
  • Cheese Platter with clothbound cheddar, classic brie, wildflower honey, blueberry jam, baguette toast
  • Quinoa Bowl with roasted sweet potato, cumin-spiced black beans, dried cranberries, red onion, arugula, lemon vinaigrette
  • Turkey Sandwich with lettuce, sliced turkey, swiss, baguette

Summer Nights is made possible thanks to L.L.Bean, a premier part of the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement.

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