- This page, Boston Harbor Islands, is offered by
- Department of Conservation & Recreation
- Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
- Universal Access Program
Boston Harbor Islands
Details of Boston Harbor Islands
Overview of Boston Harbor Islands
Hours for Boston Harbor Islands
Sunday - Saturday:
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Parking at Boston Harbor Islands
No parking is available on the islands.
Private parking is available at ferry locations.
Activities at Boston Harbor Islands
Hiking & walking
All Activities at Boston Harbor Islands
- Boating (non-motorized)
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Educational programs
Facilities at Boston Harbor Islands
Restrictions at Boston Harbor Islands
- No alcohol
- No dogs or pets on islands (service dogs permitted)
- No littering
- No fireworks
- No amplified sound
- No feeding or following animals
- No bikes on islands
More info for Boston Harbor Islands
The following islands are only accessible by ferry:
The following islands are only accessible by boat
Passenger ferries are located at:
- Long Wharf North, Boston
You can find ferry schedules and tickets online or call (617) 223-8666 for more information.
Camping at Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park is currently suspended due to insufficient restroom facilities.
DCR is working to upgrade these facilities, but until that time, camping will remain suspended for the remainder of the season for the safety of visitors and protection of island resources. Updates will be added to our website (www.bostonharborislands.org) as they become available. Questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Camping on the Boston Harbor Islands is $8/night for Massachusetts residents and $20/night for non-residents. Group camping is $35/night for Massachusetts residents and $100/night for non-residents. Large yurts are $55/night for Massachusetts residents and $140/night for non-residents.
Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate