• Lush vegetation on the top of Spectacle Island's North drumlin dominates the foreground. Boston's skyline can be seen in the distance.  The park's logo with tag line minutes away, worlds apart empashises the stark contrast between the city and islands.

    Boston Harbor Islands

    National Recreation Area Massachusetts

Plan A Field Trip: Feedback

Please tell us about your expedition. What went well? What could we do to improve your experience? Please encourage those who accompany you, including chaperones and students, to write down their suggestions and send them to us.

The NPS education team may be contacted by email or by telephone at (617) 223-8666. If you prefer, feedback may also be submitted by writing to:

Boston Harbor Islands
National Park Service
408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228
Boston, MA 02110
Attn: Education Team

Did You Know?

Thompson Island

Thompson Island in Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area was home to the first vocational school in America in 1833. The facility featured a farm, a wood shop and a print shop as well as America’s first organized school band. More...