• 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

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We will soon accept applications for Summer 2012 Green Corps and Island Ambassadors positions, which are available to youth between the ages of 14-18 from the greater Boston area. You must be willing to get dirty, have fun, and work as team to make a difference in the park and in the community!

 
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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...