Once called “Bare” Island in the 1680s, this location is now home to nesting bird populations.
There will be no public ferry service May 20-24. Georges and Spectacle remain open to private water crafts.
The long, winding landscape is what provides this location with its name, Snake Island. Over the course of history, the island passed through multiple owners. It briefly became the location for a group of squatters who were lobstermen and clammers. Now, it serves as a destination for local residents seeking an ideal spot for off-shore birding.
Visitation is strongly discouraged during nesting season, as the resident birds become very territorial.