Great Captain Island

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Great Captain Island is a 17.2-acre Town-owned island with a historic lighthouse that was built in 1868. Visitors ride a ferry from Greenwich, CT, and will find picnic and camping areas as well as a beach in Long Island Sound. Facilities include restrooms, showers, water fountains, picnic tables, and grills. There is also a 911 memorial and bird sanctuary at Great Captain Island. 

Hours: 7 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Ferry Schedule (PDF)

Reservable Area

Permit Application & Policies (PDF)

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