The Weepecket Islands
are a group of three islands which are part of the Elizabeth Islands
of Dukes County, Massachusetts
. They are located off the north shore of Naushon Island
, the largest of the Elizabeth Islands. Together the three Weepeckets have a land area of 0.051 km² (0.02 sq mi, or 12.6 acres
). The islands were used as practice target for bombs, rockets, and machine guns from 1941 to 1957.
Today, the islands are uninhabited. and are a popular breeding ground for double-crested Cormorants.