Park Alert

Ferries to Georges Island are suspended through Tuesday, June 25, 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.

Winter Wander on Peddocks Island

Celebrate the season with a special winter excursion to Peddocks Island!

Experience an unforgettable winter day as you wander the trails of Peddocks Island in search of winter tracks and traces. Learn about the history and natural wonder of the island on a guided walk, play in the snow (if the weather cooperates), and enjoy hot beverages as you explore!

Visitors are in encouraged to bring their own snowshoes, lunches, binoculars, and camera to enhance the day. Dress in warm layers for a day outdoors – wool socks and boots encouraged.

Your ticket includes:

  • Roundtrip ferry ride to & from Peddocks Island from Boston
  • Choice of guided tours exploring island history and wildlife
  • Hot beverages & a snack
  • Kid-friendly Junior Ranger activities

Ferry Schedule: The ferry will depart Long Wharf South (Gate 3) promptly at 11:00am. We recommend arriving no later than 10:30am for boarding. *Food and beverages will be available for purchase aboard the ferry, but transactions will be cash only*

  • 10:30am – Arrive for boarding
  • 11:00am – Ferry departs Long Wharf
  • 11:45am – Estimated arrival to Peddocks Island
  • 2:15pm – Departure boarding begins
  • 2:30pm – Return ferry to Boston departs Peddocks Island
  • 3:30pm – Estimated return to Long Wharf

Rain Date: Saturday March 4, 2023

Questions? Contact park rangers at

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