Trails open Tue-Sun to visitors with paid ticket reservations; no canoe rentals or camping.

Alert Date: October 11, 2021

Ipswich River is open to visitors Tuesdays through Sundays from dawn to dusk. We are closed on Mondays, with the exception of Monday holidays.

What's Open

  • Trails: Tuesday–Sunday, dawn to dusk; closed Mondays except holidays
  • Parking Lot: Open Tuesday–Sunday, online reservations required from 9:00 am-4:30 pm; closes at dusk
  • Indoor Restrooms: Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm (face coverings required indoors)
  • Portable Restrooms: Tuesday-Friday, dawn to dusk; located near the main parking lot

What's Closed

  • Nature Center & all other buildings
  • Canoe rentals
  • Camping on Perkins Island 
  • On-street parking is NOT available at any time

→ Reservations Required from 9am-4:30pm ←

Ticket reservations for specific arrival times are required between 9:00 am-4:30 pm to ensure parking availability and to process admissions.

All tickets must be obtained online in advance—you will not be able to get tickets onsite. 

Learn more about reserving a time >