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 firearms
- No amplified music
- No feeding or following animals
- No bikes on islands
More info for Boston Harbor Islands
The following islands are only accessible by boat:
Passenger ferries are located at:
- Long Wharf North, Boston
- Pemberton Point, Hull
- Hingham Shipyard, Hingham
You can find ferry schedules and tickets online or call (617) 223-8666 for more information.
Camping on the Boston Harbor Islands is $8/night for Massachusetts residents and $10/night for non-residents. Group camping is $35/night for Massachusetts residents and $50/night for non-residents. Large yurts are $55/night for Massachusetts residents and $70/night for non-residents.
Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate
Camping is available on Peddocks, Bumpkin, Grape and Lovells islands. There are composting toilets, no showers, and freshwater only on Peddocks Island.