Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Transit friendly
Accessible
Dogs Allowed
Historic site

Details of Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Overview of Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

A visit to Castle Island combines history and recreation. Tour Fort Independence or take a walk around it. Continue the day sunbathing or swimming at one of the nearby beaches.

Hours for Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Free parking in lot near Fort Independence

Metered street parking along the beach

Bus fee: $35

Activities at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Children swimming

Swimming

The island and connected beaches allow for plenty of shoreline to take a dip into the ocean.
A person walking.

Walking

For a light walk around historic Fort Independence, take the Castle Island Loop. For a longer stroll, try the Pleasure Bay Loop.

All Activities at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

  • Biking
  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Running and walking
  • Swimming

Facilities at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

  • Boardwalk
  • First aid station
  • Lifeguard station
  • Picnic areas (grilling allowed)
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Rinsing showers
  • Scenic overlook

Accessibility at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

  • Accessible picnicking
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible trails

Restrictions at Castle Island, Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach and Carson Beach

Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 1 through September 15.

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