Four Tree Island


Four Tree Island is part of Prescott Park and is accessed off of Peirce Island Road via a causeway from Peirce Island.  The island is carry-in, carry-out. It is open dawn to dusk.

Restroom facilities are open daily in late April to October 31st (weather permitting). Reservations for the Spring/Summer season open on April 1 at 9:00 am each year.

CLICK HERE to make a reservation.

The Island is a public facility open for all to enjoy.  There are several picnic tables and grills on the island for small and medium sized groups to use without reservation. There are no vehicles allowed on the island. The island is accessed via a gravel causeway that is about 100 yards long. 

In addition, there is a small pavilion with three picnic tables and three grills, which can be reserved through the City of Portsmouth Recreation Department. After April 1, reservation can be made by calling 603-427-1547 or visiting to create an account and make a reservation online. We strongly recommend making your reservation online. 

There is no reservation fee, however, the City does encourage donations to the Park (for more information on donations, click here).

Four tree island

Four Tree Island and the pavilion are not meant for commercial/for-profit use, with the following exceptions:

  1. With express permission from the City Council.
  2. Pursuant to the determination by the Recreation Department that the area in which the commercial activity would take place has been previously approved for such use, for which an established fee has been determined for such use and for which liability insurance in an amount and type approved by the Legal Department is provided.
  3. No equipment shall be attached to City property or placed so as to obstruct any public use.

*If you are looking a location to hold a commercial/for-profit event, please reach out to the Recreation Department at 603-427-1547 for other options. 

Four tree island