Castle Island and Marine Park
can be reached via Day Boulevard in South Boston, or by public transportation.
By car, from Interstate 93/Southeast
Expressway, take the Columbia Road/UMass/JFK
Library exit to the rotary adjacent to the Bayside Expo. Follow signs for Day Boulevard. Follow roadway
east along the shore all the way to the end.
By public transportation, ride the following
MBTA buses to the end of the line: City Point-Downtown via Northern Ave.;
City Point-Downtown-Bayview; City Point-Copley Sq. via Broadway;
and City Poin t-Copley Sq. via Andrew. For more information, call
MBTA Travel Information at 617-222-3200.
One of Boston's most popular public promenades, the twenty-two acres
surrounding Fort Independence at Castle Island offer an amazing variety of
magnificent views of the city. Along several miles of safe and beautifully maintained
walkways, visitors enjoy an up-close experience with the excitement
typical of Boston's marine culture, past and present.
ABOVE Most Sundays throughout the summer, Castle
Island's official greeter is up with the sun and at his post under the spreading
chestnut tree by the fort's entrance. RIGHT Walking the loop at Castle Island presents
an ever changing perspective on Boston's skyline.
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