Important Updates

Private Boater Information:

Moorings at Spectacle and Georges Islands are now open for reservations on Dockwa!  Learn more.

Moorings at Peddocks are temporarily closed for maintenance and are not accepting reservations at this time. However, the public ferries to Peddocks are running on a regular schedule.


Free Access

Embark on an adventure to the Boston Harbor Islands with friends and family and discover the wonders of the islands!

Free Ferry Days

Take advantage of special opportunities to visit the park for FREE!

Thanks to the National Park Service and our other generous funders, we are able to offer several Free Ferry Days with access to Georges or Spectacle Islands from downtown Boston’s Long Wharf North. This year’s calendar features three Free Ferry Days to Spectacle and Georges Islands:

All Free Ferry Days offer tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Boats fill up quickly, so please arrive early to ensure your space on the ferry. No groups, please – tickets are available to groups of 4 or fewer.

2019 Season Free Ferry Day Dates and Important Information

Date Description Download
May. 18, 2019 Opening Day VIEW EVENT
Aug. 9, 2019 Free Fun Friday
Oct. 13, 2019 Free Ferry Day

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