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Winter Island Park

#21 of 78 things to do in Salem Features Animals
50 Winter Island Rd, Salem, MA 01970-5767
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Lovely park

This is a nice spot, you can camp here or picnic for the day. It's quiet and friendly. It's huge... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda T
Salem, Massachusetts
via mobile
Hidden Harbor Gem

We have our 27' Catamaran moored off Winter Island and have been doing so for the past 9 years. As... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hudson, New Hampshire
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50 Winter Island Rd, Salem, MA 01970-5767
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a nice spot, you can camp here or picnic for the day. It's quiet and friendly. It's huge and there is a lovely trail around the water!

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have our 27' Catamaran moored off Winter Island and have been doing so for the past 9 years. As soon as we get there, we are on Island time. The area is lovely and well kept. Plenty of space for camping, RVs, and boats---lots...More

Thank memorylane702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area of Salem is so beautiful. We saw it a few times on the trolley tour. We decided to take a long, scenic walk one day and enjoyed the beautiful sites of the park! It's a must stop in Salem.

Thank SecretCritic71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's off the beaten path from mainstream Salem, but I still walked it without any trouble. Not a huge place, but big enough to get some time alone with the shoreline, which you should definitely traverse if you're feeling daring because you'll get some great...More

Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up here for a view of the water and it did not disappoint. We parked in 1 hour parking so did not have to pay any parking fee. You can walk all the way up to the lighthouse which is cool. The views...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at about 10 in the morning - paid $15.00 to park (which I thought was a little steep for a small park). There is a beach, a lighthouse, an old sea plane hanger and a fort. There were a few plaques to read...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the park while wandering around the area. Absolutely lovely pictures of the inlet and its small lighthouse. A trail will take you to an overlook of the area with a lovely rocky shoreline. A nice location to sit and enjoy the water. When the...More

Thank Tripplanner-89
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Excellent location for RV Campers. Beach area and fishing as well. Several historic att ractions in area and wonderfull restuarants. The area also has several areas for walkers and bicycle riders.

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids. It has everything you could want and it's so close to downtown Salem. Can't wait to go again in the summer.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I went there a number of times when I lived in Salem. There was a boat ramp there and it was convenient to kayak from there. Also there were picnic facilities and a nice view.

Thank Alex W
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Hi, We are planning a trip to New England for Fall 2016 and are looking at flying in to Boston and renting an RV for about 5-6 weeks. Of that time we plan to spend about 4-6 days near Boston but will be travelling up to Nova Scotia and across to Montreal then back through Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine etc. If we were to stay at Winter Island how easy is it to travel into Boston on the Rockport line. Would we need to cycle to Salem station from the campground or is there a shuttle to the station? Thanks Stephen, Sydney Australia.
27 September 2015|
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Response from Erin D | Reviewed this property |
There is a Ferry in Salem that takes you into Boston near New England Aquarium and there is the T trains