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Castle Island

2010 William J Day Blvd, end of Carson Beach, on Pleasure Bay, Boston, MA 02127
+1 617-268-5744
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2010 William J Day Blvd, end of Carson Beach, on Pleasure Bay, Boston, MA 02127
South Boston
+1 617-268-5744
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A short drive from Downtown Boston. You may park on the street without any problem and walk along the beach. The views are fantastic-sunrise and sunset alike-and it makes you feel right in the heart of the city, yet so distant. Don;t forget to pick...More

Thank pcontis
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Lots of parking spaces, not a very pretty area. Surrounded by south Boston's 3-deckers not-so-pretty family rentals. Just a convenient place for a health-walk

Thank Toni k
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Although parking can be crowded, you can always get a spot. People are coming and going at all times. There are so many things to see and do. Not to mention eating at Sullivan’s - their hot dogs are well know. Activities include: watching airplanes...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Made the trip out there on a Saturday morning from Brighton and it only took 30 minutes. The view of the Boston Harbor was really nice. This was our first time to Castle Island and we enjoyed the loop. Lots of dogs there too. Parking...More

Thank Jackson L
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a few hours going for a walk and sitting in the park, The fort was closed, but it was still interesting to walk around it. Great place to spend some time

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited this park in September. It is easy to park and parking is free. There are lots of picnic tables, a small beach, a playground, and a pier you can fish from. The Fort is very interesting with free tours. The views are spectacular....More

1  Thank lmbcrna
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautiful views. Fantastic Halloween attraction for the kids. PLENTY of free parking. Good, cheap eats when Sullivans is open. Win-win!!

Thank tme925
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely park with plenty of space to have a picnic.You're able to bring your own coal or gas grill.Beautiful views of the ocean, nearby islands, and a unique view of the city itself.

Thank teresaamy2
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We took Uber to get here and it was worth it. It's a peaceful yet busy spot (lots of people walking/running) with views of water all around it, which especially appealed to my wife. We didn't get to tour the fort, but that was of...More

Thank PAman
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place has everything you could want for a fun & relaxing experience. You get great views of the Bay, surrounding islands, and downtown Boston. You can stroll or jog along the water at whatever pace makes you happy. There are plenty of trees for...More

1  Thank Robert I
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Dan E
23 October 2017|
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Response from Northern_Traveler00 | Reviewed this property |
No guided tours, but you can self-guide a tour of the fort on most weekends, and the other walking trails are open from very early each day to very late
4 August 2017|
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Response from mcstephen66 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but a cab ride one way would be about 15-18 dollars, Uber would be about 12. Front desk could help you arrange it Good luck and enjoy, Stephen
Leigh A
28 July 2017|
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Response from Anshul J | Reviewed this property |
there is plenty of parking .. on busy weekends you may need to wait like 5-10 min .