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?
The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, depicted in the movie “Glory,” made a heroic return to Massachusetts via their discharge station at Gallops Island, part of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. More...