Joseph Carven Boat Ramp

21 River St, Weymouth, MA 02191, USA

Weymouth Assistant Harbormaster

Owned By: Town of Weymouth

Public boat launch ramp on the Weymouth Back River, also known as the Weymouth Back River Ramp. Directly adjacent to North Weymouth’s George E. Lane Beach.


Boat Launch Note: Insufficient water for 1 hour before to 1 hour after low tide.

This land is within the region of the Massachuseuk (or Massachusett) Native American tribe.

Follow the Back River Watershed Association for more information about the Weymouth Back River.

Trail Description

No trails.

Habitats and Wildlife

This public launching ramp offers direct access to the Weymouth Back River.

The Weymouth Back River rises from several ponds and swamps, including Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth. It flows for about 10 miles, and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Hingham Bay, just south of Grape Island and Slate Island.

21 River St, Weymouth, MA 02191, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: No

Beach: No

Boat Launch: Yes

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Public parking off-season. Permit required from May to October.

Cost: Parking and launching fee are $6 per night or $40 per season. Parking permit required May through October.

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Seasonal (May to October) restrooms. Porta-potties. Picnic table. Small playground. Basketball court.

Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash.

Boat Ramp: Yes

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Weymouth Back River watershed

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