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Night Sky Camping on Peddocks Island

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Dates:Only on 7/16, 7/17, 8/12, 8/13 between 7/16/22 - 8/13/22
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Seasonal Fun
Join Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park for the return of Night Sky camping on Peddocks Island!

Learn how to use a telescope, admire the cosmos, tell stories around a campfire, and enjoy an overnight excursion to on the second largest island in Boston Harbor!

Tickets include:

Roundtrip ferry ride from Downtown Boston to Peddocks Island, or Hingham Shipyard Marina
Camping site for one night in the group camping area
Night Sky ranger-led programs
Additional evening programming

What to bring: Please bring everything necessary for a backcountry camping experience including:

Tent(s)
Blankets, pillows, camping pads
Charcoal & a camping stove if you have one
Cooking & eating utensils as well as plates or bowls
Food & beverages to last your entire trip.

Please note that *NO ALCOHOL* is permitted on the island
Outdoor clothing and gear
*Optional*: Binoculars, telescopes, cameras, and anything else you'd like to bring to enhance your experience

July Itinerary:

Saturday July 16:

10:30am: Arrive at dock to board and depart
11:00am: Ferry departs for Peddocks Island
11:45am: Ferry arrives at Peddocks Island
8:00pm: Guided Night Sky program begins
10:00pm: Night Sky program ends

Sunday July 17:

10:30am: Meet at Peddocks Island dock to board return ferry to Boston
11:00am: Ferry departs Peddocks Island for Boston
11:45am: Estimated arrival in Boston

August Itinerary:

Friday August 12:

3:30pm: Arrive at dock to board and depart
4:00pm: Ferry departs for Peddocks Island
4:45pm: Ferry arrives at Peddocks Island
8:00pm: Guided Night Sky program begins
10:00pm: Night Sky program ends

Saturday August 13:

10:30am: Meet at Peddocks Island dock to board return ferry to Boston
11:00am: Ferry departs Peddocks Island for Boston
11:45am: Estimated arrival in Boston

This program is presented by the National Park Service, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Boston Harbor Now as part of the commemoration of the Boston Harbor Islands' 25th anniversary as a National Park and 50th anniversary as a State Park.

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Sat., July 16, 2022, 11:00 AM
Sun., July 17, 2022, 11:00 AM
Fri., August 12, 2022, 4:00 PM
Sat., August 13, 2022, 11:00 AM


COST↑ top

$30 - $45

WEBSITE↑ top

www.eventbrite.com/e/night-sky-camping-on-peddocks-island-tickets-294827857057

LOCATION↑ top

Peddocks Island, Hull, MA, 02045 map

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