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Bumpkin Island

Boston Harbor, Hull, MA
617 223 8666
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Ranked #10 of 10 Attractions in Hull
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Delray Beach, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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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!!!!

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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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

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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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