Come visit a wildlife paradise and take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful 101-acre island.
Spectacle Island Ferry Service 6/21:
On Friday, June 21, the last ferry off Spectacle Island will be 3:30pm. Please plan accordingly.
Private Boater Information:
Park moorings are temporarily closed for maintenance and are not accepting reservations at this time. Public ferry service remains unaffected. See details.
Willow and elm trees overlook the island accompanied by an abundance of wild berries, such as raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries, that provide food for the local wildlife. Although a fortification was never built on the island, it was the site of a Revolutionary War skirmish called the “Grape Island Alarm”. Since it was never used for industry or defense, Grape Island has retained its serenity and natural beauty.
Today, Grape Island is a favorite spot for any outdoor enthusiast. Marvel at nature’s beauty by taking a seaside walk, enjoy a camping adventure, or have a relaxing picnic as you take in the sights of the island. This destination is ideal for hiking, sea kayaking, bird watching, and exploring nature.
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