• 9-esplanade-rules & regs

Park Rules & Regulations

1. The park opens at dawn and closes at dusk

  • Except for walk-through traffic and permitted events

2. Park rules prohibit

  • Litter
  • Camping
  • Barbecuing
  • Consumption of Alcohol
  • Commercial activity, except by permit
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Feeding wildlife

3. Dogs

  • Must be leashed
  • Owners must clean up after their dog

4. Bicyclists must follow biking rules

  • The bike path is a shared route with pedestrians
  • Bicyclists must yield to pedestrians
  • Bicyclists must keep right and share the path
  • Bicyclists must pass on the left only and give audible warning
  • Bicyclists are required to use headlights when riding at night
  • Bicyclists must walk their bikes over the pedestrian footbridges
  • Bicycles are not allowed to be ridden on the islands
  • Helmets are required for children 16 years old and younger

Report any accidents involving personal injury or property damage to the Mass State Police (617-727-6780).