Discover your inner explorer on Spectacle Island. This 114-acre island is the perfect location for hiking, swimming, boating, and learning.
Private Boater Information:
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.
With panoramic views of the Boston Harbor and an accessible lifeguarded beach, Spectacle Island is ideal for outdoor adventures or a relaxing day by the sea. Over the years, Spectacle Island has served several purposes, from supporting farming to housing resort hotels. It now functions as a park for the public to explore. Enjoy a day of hiking, listen to the sweet sounds of a jazz concert, or take in the breathtaking views from the top of North Drumlin.
|Grab & Go Learn: iNaturalist||Use the iNaturalist app to find and document plants and wildlife. Ideal for all ages 10+.||Download|
|Grab & Go Learn: Seek||Use the Seek app to find plants and wildlife on Spectacle Island. Ideal for all ages 7+.||Download|
|Spectacle Island Junior Ranger Booklet||Explore the island, complete activities and earn an official Junior Ranger badge!||Download|
Spectacle Island will stay open for an after-hours experience– an evening of relaxation, fun, and music in partnership with L.L. Bean and City Winery Boston.View Event Details