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The site of a fort erected in 1634, Castle Island is a great place to walk, jog or just unwind and enjoy the view.
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2010 William J Day Blvd, end of Carson Beach, on Pleasure Bay, Boston, MA 02127
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful view of the many islands in Boston Harbor. Great place to watch planes land at Logan Airport. The fort dates back to the original fort (1634) know as “The Castle.” A lot of history attached to this site - of course, it IS Boston!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tatts15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take a walk in the evening. I go here all the time with friends. If you love planes then you can watch them overhead landing at Logan airport.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ballin137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to take a stroll and watch the planes land at Logan, grab a quick bite at Sullivan's and watch the boats in Boston Harbor, or just people watch. The walk around the perimeter of Castle Island (just over 2 miles)...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kbt4me
Reviewed 28 August 2019

I enjoy coming here to walk- with friends, my dog, by myself- it's about 2 miles around the circle with a great view of the Harbor Islands. Sometimes the windsurfers are out and man they fly high in the air- amazing. Lots of small dogs...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jaapots
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

The clams were good and fries were tasty. The atmosphere was wonderful with watching all the families swimmers and tourist. It was very noisy. It’s in the airport pattern. The food was no better than fine. Convenient is a good word.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anita F
Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

Wonderful site with great walking paths and historical monuments. Three beaches surrounds the area. We spent a great day exploring and swimming it would of been a great addition to have some food cards or restaurants near by. There was one snack stand with a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 20 July 2019

This is a beautiful urban park. I like to go just for the people- and dog-watching. It can require a fair bit of walking just to get there, even from the parking lot. You can watch the boats coming into/out of the harbor, and depending...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 28 June 2019 via mobile

Pleasant area, clean and great for watching airplanes landing. Great place for taking a walk, playing in the sand/water or playground, or just sitting and enjoying the day. Signs for no bikes allowed, but that didn’t seem to be enforced. Fort tours are ONLY on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AllSeasoned_traveler
Reviewed 18 June 2019

We came here in the late spring on a weekday, so there weren't really any crowds. I bet its pretty crowded in July and August. The beaches and trails are really nice. We brought our dog, only allowed on the trails and grass, and not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank WesRe2018
Reviewed 11 June 2019

On a recent visit to Boston we stopped here on the way home to stretch our legs.Bought an ice cream right there at Sullivan’s and walked around the old fort.It was a sunny,Spring day and it great to see the planes leaving and arriving at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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lcuriel
14 July 2019|
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Response from Ed D | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot and parking along the street. DO NOT park across from the beach parking spots as they will ticket you. For buses only
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375jillb
30 June 2018|
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Response from Brion B | Reviewed this property |
The park, beach area and grounds are always open. The fort itself has seasonal hours.
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killgren6
10 June 2018|
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Response from Bohdan W | Reviewed this property |
they do not have grills there - but, there is "Sullivans" sullivanscastleisland GREAT food there and super reasonable, nice variety-something for everyone
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