Deer Island Park
GOOD FOR: All Ages

Source:Submitted by Guest
Address:190 Tafts Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152
Hours:Sunrise to Sunset
Fee: No Fee
Bathrooms: There are a couple port-o-potties located around the perimeter
Water/Snacks: No water / snacks

Expansive, windswept views of downtown Boston, Winthrop, the Harbor Islands, and beyond.

Photo by: MA Water Resources Authority

Expansive, windswept views of downtown Boston, Winthrop, the Harbor Islands, and beyond. Long trails popular with runners, walkers, and bikers although it never seems crowded since this place is very large. You can get an up-close look at the city's high tech waste water treatment facility and the two large wind turbines that power the island. It's a circuitous drive through Winthrop to get there but it's worth it. Some of the trails have pretty good elevation with really great views. Note: the parking lot is small, so you may have to park on the street during the summer weekends.

Where to Eat Nearby:

High Tide Cafe, Nick's Place



Get outdoor tips & trips
Yes, I want to receive expert advice on getting my family outside!



Blackstone River Bikeway »
rail trail, river views, historic sites
Blackstone River State Park. RI

Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge: A Winter Hike with the Kids »
one-mile loop, ocean views
321 Port Road Wells, Maine,

Splash and Explore Beaver Brook Reservation »
Tons of outdoor exploration opportunities!
Mill Street, Belmont and Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham

Larz Anderson Park »
Lagoon, gazebo, views
Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA


Stony Brook Reservation »

10 miles of trail, pool, fishing pond, ice skating
Turtle Pond Parkway, West Roxbury, Hyde Park.

Charles River Walk Downtown »

Historic and accessible
Moody Street, Waltham

Upper Charles River Restoration »

Charles River Views
Elm Street, Waltham

© 2017 Appalachian Mountain Club | 10 City Square, Boston, MA 02129
About | Privacy Policy | Contact Us