• 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?

Nixes Mate

Nixes Mate is one of the smallest island of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. It does, however, have a colorful history: executed pirates were once displayed as a warning to others attempting to loot ships in Boston Harbor. More...