• 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
408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228
Boston MA 02110-3350

By Phone
Visitor Information
Partnership Office

By Fax

Did You Know?

Double-crested Cormorant Rests at Boston Harbor Islands

Shag Rocks in Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area offers roosting sites for cormorants and other seabirds that fish the surrounding waters. Better known in Britain as “shags,” cormorants gave this rocky outcropping its name. More...