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Dates:Friday, May 21, 2021 - Monday, September 6, 2021
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:$ see below
Category:Nature & Outdoors
ferry service to boston harbor islands photoMade up of 34 unique islands and peninsulas, the Boston Harbor Islands have something for everyone.

Explore a historic fort, enjoy a picnic with sweeping harbor views, fly a kite, or sleep in a rustic campsite beneath the stars. Choose an island and plan your adventure!

A visit to The Boston Harbor Islands offers beautiful views, an enjoyable ferry ride, (part of the fun is getting there...) a chance to stretch your legs, and lots of fresh air!

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Here's a helpful Know Before You Go page so you can prepare for this summer's outing appropriately.

Spectacle Island - Ferry Service resumes May 21, 2021
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. 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.

Georges Island - Ferry Service resumes June 25, 2021
The graceful granite archways of historic Fort Warren will greet you as you arrive for your visit to Georges Island. This Civil War-era fort is the main attraction of Georges Island and it is sure to bring out your inner history enthusiast.

During your next trip to Georges Island, enjoy a picnic, explore with a ranger-guided tour, or stop by the visitor center to delve into history — and be sure to ask about the legend of the Lady in Black!

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Visitor Centers, restrooms, water, concessions, camping facilities, and dinghy’s on these Islands are not available.

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Spring Schedule: May 21 – June 20 (Fridays, Saturday & Sundays)
Summer Schedule: June 25 – September 6 (7 Days a week)

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Round-trip ferry ticket: Adult ($24.95 each) Child ($17.95 each) Senior ($22.95 each) Purchase Tickets



Spectacle & Georges Island, Boston, MA map

Take the ferry from Long Wharf


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