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Bumpkin Island

Boston Harbor, Hull, MA
+1 617-223-8666
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24 Aug 2016
“Bumpkin Island ”
28 Sep 2015
“Great Camping Experience!”
Boston Harbor, Hull, MA
+1 617-223-8666
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Beach was nothing but rocks - no sand at all. Facilities were ok - clean at least. Not sure I would go back but had a good time with family.

1  Thank Terri D
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We've camped on Bumpkin several times and visited by kayak many times more. Each of the harbor islands are spectacular places to visit. Near the heart of the city but it feels so far away!

1  Thank Herb C
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Via kayak or boat - or when the tide is super low you can walk - a visit to this harbor island is just plan fun!

Thank Pnesoff
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Overseen by the State of Massachusetts, u can reserve campgrounds on several,of the Boston Harbor Islands. There are decent sanitary facilities provided and some nice trails, from which you might see deer, turkeys, pheasants and even coyotes, so keep your foodstuffs safely tucked away. You...More

3  Thank ejja55
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The boat will take you to this picturesque island where you can spend to day exploring, picnic or even camp out! It's a great family place.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 6 January 2012

An interesting place to visit, fish from and walk out on the sand spit at low tide. There are even prehistoric horseshoe crabs on the spit sometimes--don't touch them!!!!

2  Thank BigFoodFan
Reviewed 25 June 2008

My husband and I just returned from a 2 night camping trip on Bumpkin Island; we had such a great time! We took the ferry from Hingham Shipyard ($14 round trip/person plus $1/day for parking) and arrived on the island early afternoon. The two rangers,...More

6  Thank bugrad06
Reviewed 27 May 2008

I toured the islands on the ferry last summer and it was great. This Memorial Day, we rented sea kayaks instead and setting off from Hingham, we paddled over to Slate Island, ate lunch (Slate is not too user-friendly). After lunch, we paddled accross the...More

6  Thank ChestnutHill007
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Is it safe and pleasant to swim on this island? Where do we get in the fairy to get there? Is there any shade on the island? Thank you.
16 July 2015|
Response from Pnesoff | Reviewed this property |
This island is part of the Boston Harbor Islands - there are ferries from Boston at the Rose Wharf. As with all the islands in the harbor swimming is okay but the waters can be cold.