Grape Island

Come visit a wildlife paradise and take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful 101-acre island.

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.

Lovells Island Grape Picnicking Amenities


  • Composting Toilets
  • Tent Campground
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Picnic Areas
  • Grassy Trails
Lovells Island Camping

Recreation & Activities

  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Bird Watching
  • Tidepooling
Park Rangers

Know Before You Go

Bring your own food and water – there is no food service or water source on the island. Bring bug spray and check for ticks, which are commonly found in wooded areas and tall grass.


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