Thacher & Straitsmouth Islands Association


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About Us

Thacher Island is located about 3 miles from Rockport Harbor. It encompasses 52 acres of which 28 acres is owned by the Town of Rockport and the northern 24 acres by the US Fish& Wildlife Service. It is open to the public from June through Labor Day. Landing fees apply. The Thacher Island Association operates a launch service on Wednesdays and Saturdays from mid-June until Labor Day. Call for reservations after May 15 .Check our web site for ''Visiting'' details.


Thacher under the Milky Way by David Zapatka
Landing Thacher I launch
Keeper Houses South and North Lights

Rep/Contact Info

George Langer
Board Member
Bill Whiting