Camping at Boston Harbor Islands

The Boston Harbor Islands offer campsites with a view of the Boston skyline. Reserve your site today for an island adventure close to home.


IMPORTANT:  2020 Ferry schedules have not yet been established for this camping facility.  As a result, reservations cannot be made at this time.  Please check back in mid-March or create a Availability Notification from this website to receive a notification when a site is available.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Camping is limited to 4 islands.

  • Peddocks
  • Lovells
  • Grape
  • Bumpkin

The camping season typically runs from the end of June to Labor Day weekend. You must make reservations for your campsite. While planning your trip, make sure to also buy your ferry tickets.

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Camping conditions

Rustic camping is available at Lovells, Grape, and Bumpkin Islands. This means:

  • No flush toilets
  • No showers
  • No fresh water
  • No electricity
  • No telephones
  • No onsite supplies

You must carry in, carry out all supplies and waste from these islands.

Peddocks Island offers yurts plus individual and group campsites. Yurts are equipped with furniture and electricity. Electricity and running water is also available at the visitors center.

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