Description

You’ve got to add the Boston Harbor Islands to your camping belt. There’s four islands you can camp on—Grape, Bumpkin, Peddocks and Lovells. Just hop on board the ferry with your gear to get to your campsite. Stock up on baby wipes and be prepared to supply your own water beforehand because there’s no showers or water source. (Don’t worry though, the other campers will smell, Continue reading...
You’ve got to add the Boston Harbor Islands to your camping belt. There’s four islands you can camp on—Grape, Bumpkin, Peddocks and Lovells. Just hop on board the ferry with your gear to get to your campsite. Stock up on baby wipes and be prepared to supply your own water beforehand because there’s no showers or water source. (Don’t worry though, the other campers will smell, too.) And don’t forget, whatever you take in with you, you gotta take out! Peddocks Island has yurts, but reserve early because those prime spots and ferry seats get snatched up fast.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
19
Accommodation provided
Cabin
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 25 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Swimming hole
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Biking
Horseback riding
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
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July 19th, 2016

Kayaked to Lovells island from Christian A Herter Park above Harvard on the Charles River over July 4th weekend, 2016. Do your homework on the weather before you leave (tides/winds/etc). The camping on Lovells island is top notch. Reserve your spot months in advanced. If you do not have a large group, its easy to improvise and find a good spot. Make sure you account for a good breeze. Great view of the city skyline, Boston bay, and in my case panoramic view of fireworks up and down the coast. Bring smores for a solid beach campfire. A must for good vibes.

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Park
Boston Harbor Islands
State
Massachusetts
Phone Number
781-740-1605
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
42.301° N, 70.929° W
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