25 Mill Wharf Plaza, Scituate, MA 02066
Owned By: Mill Wharf Marina
Marina for members and transient boaters. Features full-time attendants, gas and diesel fuel, ice, grills, picnic tables, showers, restrooms, retail store, secure WiFi. Laundry and grocery nearby.
Prior to European contact, this land was within the region of the Wampanoag tribe. The Mill Wharf Marina was established in the 1960s, converting what was once a mill and a railway into a marina. A large-scale renovation took place from 2009-2013, including new docks, pilings, and facilities, plus extensive dredging.
The marina season is May 10th through October 10th. Pre-and post-season slip fees available (April through December).
This land is within the region of the Massachuseuk (or Massachusett) Native American tribe.
Interpretive signage along the Harborwalk offers this history of the area: “The period of time between the mid 1600’s through the mid 1800s defined Scituate as one of the most prosperous harbors between Boston and New Bedford. As maritime based industries grew along the waterfront, the wharf area became the center of activity for the Town. Numerous men listed their occupation as shipwrights, chandlers, coopers, blacksmiths, carpenters and sail makers. Serving trade and travel, a ship yard, tide mill, lumber mill and livery covered the area where (the Mill Wharf Marina and restaurant) now stand. … Schooners, barks, brigantines and whaling ships were built and sailed from Scituate to destinations around the world.”
Located on the Scituate Harborwalk, a concrete walkway (with a guardrail) that extends for a half mile, along Scituate Harbor and Satuit Brook, with beautiful water views. Adjacent to the Scituate Harbormaster headquarters, several marinas, as well as a town-owned gazebo, and various memorials.
Habitats and Wildlife
Located on the Atlantic Ocean, at Scituate Harbor.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Hours: Dawn to Dusk, and beyond
Parking: On-site parking.
Cost: Rates vary.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop!
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Scituate Harbor (Atlantic Ocean)