Timings : 6:30 am to 7:00 pm
Parking : Free parking near Fort Independence, Metered parking along the beach
Admission Fee : None
Pets : Dogs not allowed between 1 May and 15 September
Key Monuments : Fort Independence, Donald McKay obelisk, South Boston Korean War Memorial
Walking Paths : Pleasure Bay Loop, Castle Island Loop
Facilities : Restrooms, rinsing showers, first aid station, lifeguard station
Accessibility : Accessibility restrooms and trails
Subway Line : Red line
Train : Framingham/ Worcester or Providence/ Stoughton
Bus : Number 7,9,10,11
An extremely popular attraction among locals and tourists alike, Castle Island, formerly known as Castle William Island, is an island turned peninsula on the Boston Harbor. The site of the historical Fort Independence, it’s quite close to the city centre and is the perfect destination for a day’s outing for people of all age groups. The beach, playground, scenic view, historical monuments and trails make it a fitting destination for an excursion.
Castle Island is located on the shore of Boston Harbor, in South Boston, and is a frequently visited destination just 15 minutes away from the main city. It was an island up until 1928, when it was joined to the mainland, thus becoming a peninsula. The home of Fort Independence, it is of great historical significance and is frequented by those who wish to be a part of the Castle Tours.
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