Night Sky on Peddocks Island

Grab your camping gear and join a ranger for an unforgettable night sky experience in Boston Harbor. Learn how to use a telescope, see the cosmos, read the stories written in the stars, and even write your own! 

Tickets include:

  • a round-trip ferry ride out to Peddocks Island

  • a camping site for one night

  • Night Sky ranger programs

  • s’mores in our fire pit

Please bring everything necessary for a backcountry camping experience including tents, food, water, charcoal or a camp stove, and outdoor clothing for this rain or shine event.

  • 3:30 PM - Check-in at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center, located on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway.(191 W Atlantic Ave)

  • 5:30 PM - Arrive on Peddocks Island.

  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Set up camp. Dinner on your own.

  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Night Sky program.

Please note: The first ferry back to Boston is at 10:15 AM the next day. There will be additional ferries throughout the day. For the entire ferry schedule, visit