Important Updates

Spectacle Island Ferry Service 6/21:
On Friday, June 21, the last ferry off Spectacle Island will be 3:30pm. Please plan accordingly.

Private Boater Information:
Park moorings are temporarily closed for maintenance and are not accepting reservations at this time. Public ferry service remains unaffected. See details.

Bumpkin Island

A small, picturesque destination with a diverse history, this quaint little island is excellent for camping.

With flowers that line its walking trails and beautiful slate and shell beaches, Bumpkin Island is the ideal place to relax in nature. This quiet island was once home to Native Americans and later hosted fish-drying and smelting operations before a children’s hospital was founded on it by Boston philanthropist, Albert Burrage. Today, Bumpkin Island serves as a camping destination. Visitors can enjoy the serenity of nature, or explore the remains of an old farmhouse and children’s hospital. The island is an easy kayak trip from Hingham or Hull.

Lovells Island Grape Picnicking Amenities

Amenities

  • Composting Toilets
  • Tent Campground
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Picnic Areas
  • Paved Footpaths
Lovells Island Camping

Recreation & Activities

  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Tidepooling
Park Rangers

Know Before You Go

Bring your own food and water – there is no food service or water source on the island. Bring bug spray and check for ticks, which are commonly found in wooded areas and tall grass. Remember to carry out all trash.

Resources

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Camping Islands Junior Ranger Booklet Explore the island, complete activities and earn an official Junior Ranger badge! Download

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