Ferry Beach State Park was derived from a ferry that served beachgoers. Beaches are safe and relatively easy routes for transporting travelers during those times. It was the time when highways in Boston were few and far between. Ferry Beach State Park was an area of 100 acres. This beach park boasts of white sand, black gum on tupelo trees and nature trails. Tupelo trees are considered a rarity in this latitude. Beach goers, local and foreign tourists frequent this beach park. This beach park is the perfect venue for family gatherings. There is a picnic area for everybody. Beach outdoor activities are exciting for the young and old alike.
A group picnic shelter makes the holiday something to look forward to. Nature trails pave the way to hiking. There is a one-hour tour for everyone at the Ferry Beach State Park EcoSystems. It is conducted by the Founder and Executive Director of Ferry Beach Ecology School, ?Nature Drew Dumsch?. It is a very informative session for all ages. Of course, a beach is a place for beachcombing and swimming. Park Ranger, Janet Mangion supervises hands-on exploration about the marine life of the Gulf?s of Maine. Quite interestingly, Roger Richmond offers a presentation of a 3-D slideshow on the beauty if nature in the place. Ferry beach State Park is truly the place to go.