Come visit a wildlife paradise and take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful 101-acre island.
Public ferry service to Georges Island has been temporarily suspended due to water pressure disruption on the island starting on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Ferry service to Spectacle Island remains available.
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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