Caddy Memorial Park, Caddy Memorial Park, Quincy Shore Dr, Quincy, MA 02170, USA
Owned By: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
This small park on Gull Island, off Quincy Shore Drive, features a playground, picnic tables, and a shady 0.33-mile gravel trail with beautiful marsh and water views. Also suitable for fishing and paddling. Part of Quincy Shore Reservation.
The surface of the playground is wood chips.
Numerous Native American artifacts dating back 3500 years were excavated at this site in 1999, during the construction the park.
This land is within the region of the Neponset band of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about our local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag shares information on its website.
The 0.33-mile trail is paved from the parking area to the footbridge, and gravel after that. It extends in a loop around the park, with shade trees and beautiful marsh and water views.
Habitats and Wildlife
Located at the edge of the salt marsh, with oak, cedar, elm, sumac, and pitch pine trees, and an osprey nest within view. Waters on this property flow to Quincy Bay.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: Yes
Size: 15 acres
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: On-site parking area with gate.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Interpretive signage, benches, picnic table, bicycle rack, playground.
Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop!
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Quincy Bay