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Piers Park is a beautifully landscaped park providing direct access to the waterfront along with spectacular views of downtown Boston across the inner harbor.
Follow a 600-foot pedestrian promenade to two pavilions, which provide a view of the city skyline across the water, and four smaller shade pavilions.
The park also features an amphitheater, an outdoor fitness system, and a large playground with a spray feature.
View our photo guide to Piers Park and the ICA Watershed for a better idea of all the fun things to you can do there.
There is limited free parking on marginal street and in the Piers Park parking lot. the park is also accessible by water taxi from the ICA docks - as the ferry provides access to the new ICA Watershed which is just a short block away.
The Piers Park Sailing Center offers memberships with access to a variety of sailboats.
Classes are available to help you learn the fundamentals of sailing including terminology, boat preparation, safety precautions, wind and weather, rigging, knots, boat handling, sail trim, emergency procedures, and basic navigation.
Students will learn on a fleet of 23-foot Sonar class sailboats in the Boston Harbor.
View our photo guide to Piers
Stay tuned for Phase II of Piers Park - coming soon!
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Looking for more great places to enjoy the outdoors in Boston? Check out our guide to outdoor fun for families in the Greater Boston area.
Regular Season Hours
10 AM – Sunset
Seven Days a Week
Closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018
95 Marginal St. , MA, East Boston, MA, 02128 map
Piers Park Sailing Center
95 Marginal St.
East Boston, MA 02128
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