Central Wharf Restrooms Closed
The Central Wharf public restrooms will be closed on Thursday and Friday, September 18th and 19th for exterior door replacement. They are scheduled to reopen on Saturday at 9am.
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 »
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Thank you for your interest in supporting Salem Maritime. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Salem Maritime. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.
Salem Maritime is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating to the directly to the park you may contact Superintendent Michael Quijano-West by phone, 978-740-1680.
Donations may also be sent to:
If you wish to support the National Parks in general, the National Park Foundation is the congressionally-chartered national philanthropic partner of the National Park System. The National Park Foundation stewards a tradition of private support for the parks begun by the American people more than a century ago. Your support for the National Park Foundation ensures that the evolving history and rich heritage of our Nation remains vital and relevant. For more information contact them at:
National Park Foundation
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.