Fishing Prohibition on Hold
On 8/20/14 the park issued a rule change prohibiting fishing throughout the park due to concerns over water quality and visitor safety. The fishing prohibition is now on hold, pending further review - click for more information. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
cartoon by Paul Trap
Eglantine the Custom House Eagle is always looking for more Junior Rangers!
When you come to Salem Maritime, you can get a Junior Ranger activity booklet at the Orientation Center on Derby Street, or the Visitor Center on New Liberty Street.
You can also download some of the Junior Ranger activities here before your visit. You will need a free Adobe Reader to view this file.
You can also download some of the Junior Ranger activities here before your visit. You will need the free Adobe Reader to view this file. A link to download Adobe Reader is on the right side of this page.
The cover of our Junior Ranger booklet has instructions, and an activity to try to sketch Eglantine on her perch.
A sailor needs to pay attention and have a good memory. Test your memory with Eglantine's questions about the Orientation Center.
It's important for a sailor to identify the parts of a ship! Can you?
There are many things to see at Salem Maritime. Can you help Eglantine find them?
The National Park Service is turning 100 soon! Learn about the history of the Park Service and the jobs that Park Rangers do!
Did You Know?
During the American Revolution, Salem was the most successful privateering port in America. Salem's 158 privateering vessels captured 445 English vessels.