• 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

Our Staff & Offices

Management of the Boston Harbor Islands is coordinated by the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership, with staff at each Partnership agency. The National Park Service (NPS) supports the Partnership through park superintendent, Giles Parker.

Information about the NPS organization at Boston Harbor Islands can be found below.

By Mail

Boston Harbor Islands
National Park Service
15 State Street, Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02109-3502

By Phone or eMail
Visitor Information
617-223-8666
email a ranger

Partnership Office
617-223-8667

By Fax
617-223-8671

Did You Know?

CCC Workers

The Civilian Conservation Corps planted ornamental trees and shrubbery throughout Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area during the 1930s. In particular, structures of Gallops Island are lined with privet hedges, mock orange, snowberry, forsythia and coniferous trees.