Peirce Island City Council Work Session with Recreation Department and Peirce Island Committee -- Presentation April 19, 2021
The island is 27 acres in size and is owned by the city of Portsmouth. It separates the Piscataqua River from the "South End" of Portsmouth. It holds many aesthetic views including salt marshes, tidal pools, rocky cliffs, and meadows. There are also several activities such as outdoor pool, walking paths, playgrounds, and boat launches.
Current construction on Peirce Island
Recreational Impact Advisory
State Fish Pier: No restrictions – Open
Public Boat Launch: No restrictions. Open seasonally.
Four Tree Island Parking Lot: Closed for expansion prior to the Outdoor Pool Season.
Four Tree Island : No restrictions - Open.
Off-leash Dog Area: Open -- stick to trails and avoid fenced areas
Peirce Island Outdoor Pool Access: Currently Unrestricted – Open seasonally.
Can I bring my dog to Peirce Island? Yes.
If you are looking for the PEIRCE ISLAND WASTEWATER FACILITY UPGRADE PROJECT, please click here.