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Address: Boston Harbor, Hull, MA
Phone Number: 617 223 8666
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Great Camping Experience!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Herb C
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 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!

Thank Herb C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 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!

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 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 can set up tents on the campsites and have magnificent views of Boston as well... More 

2 Thank ejja55
Hull, Massachusetts
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 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
Delray Beach, Florida
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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!!!!

1 Thank BigFoodFan
Harwich, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 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, Max and Kimm, were on the dock to meet us. They gave us a map... More 

6 Thank bugrad06
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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 channel, avoiding some bigger boats. The weather was cool, overcast, and cloudy, so the seas... More 

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