Plum Island - Hiking
A tranquil oasis less than an hour from Boston, Plum Island is a gem of the north shore. With sweeping beaches, acres of marshland, migratory birds, and diverse wildlife, the island offers hikers, bikers, and beach-goers a plethora of options for enjoying a day by the shore.
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Spring, Summer, and Fall
Though beautiful any time of year, Plum Island is bet enjoyed in the spring and fall, when traffic is lighter. Certain areas of the beaches are closed for Piping Plover nesting during the summer months, but the trails remain open.
$5 for cars, $2 for walkers/bikers