Island Facts: Little Calf Island
A tiny bedrock outcrop was never inhabited by people, but is used for nesting gulls and cormorants.
Visitor Facilities & Services
Little Brewster Island is open to private boaters but access is discouraged—there is no docking. Boaters must anchor off shore.
On-island Circulation: Unimproved trails.
Natural History Overview
Survey in progress.
The island is a rock outcropping that rises to an elevation of approximately 20 feet.
No constructed water features.
Views and Vistas
This barren island is visible from most points in the outer harbor. From the island there are views to surrounding outer harbor islands and inner harbor islands in the distance.
Did You Know?
Worlds End was a proposed site for the United Nations Headquarters in 1945 and a nuclear power plant in 1965. Now part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, it includes 251 acres of undisturbed grasslands and over 4 miles of footpaths.