A park for all ages, Castle Island has great views of Boston Harbor, and an old fort. This historical site includes Fort Independence – one of oldest fortified granite sites in North America. Sullivan’s Snack Shack is a staple for takeout beach food like hot dogs and lobster rolls, and with an abundance of picnic tables, enjoying views and great food is easy. The loop around the park is also great for rollerblading and running – it’s right by the water, so you can get a cool breeze while working out. Castle Island is also a good place for fishing in the city.
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Castle Island is located in South Boston. Getting to Castle Island can be tough to get to via public transportation. The preferred method of getting to the park is by car (or ride sharing app). There is a lot of parking at Castle Island available – with a parking lot, as well as some street parking close on William J Day Boulevard.
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