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Misery Islands, Salem

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The Misery Islands (Great Misery Island 42°32′55″N 70°47′53″W and Little Misery Island 42°32′40″N 70°47′53″W) are an 87-acre (350,000 m2) nature reserve established in 1935 in Salem Sound close to the Salem Harbor in Salem, Massachusetts. It is managed by the Trustees of Reservations. The islands are a part of the city of Salem, although they are much closer to the city of Beverly, in whose aquatic territory they lie.
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  • This is only accessible by boat obviously so if you get seasick this isn't the best excursion for you. Hermit crabs on the shoreline and private secluded beaches are just a couple of the perfect... 
    This is only accessible by boat obviously so if you get seasick this isn't the best excursion for you. Hermit crabs on the shoreline and private secluded beaches are just a couple of the perfect...  more »
  • We did the Island Picnic sail with "Sunset Sail Salem" and got a private sailing charter from downtown Salem to this amazing island. We spent a couple hours exploring all the trails on Great Misery.....  more
    We did the Island Picnic sail with "Sunset Sail Salem" and got a private sailing charter from downtown Salem to this amazing island. We spent a couple hours exploring all the trails on Great Misery.....  more »
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  • The name says it all
  • Easy island to access by boat with nice trails for walking and ruins of an old resort in several places.

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