• 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?

Bembidion nigrpiceum

Scientists have recently identified a beach-dwelling ground beetle at Boston Harbor Islands that has not been seen in North America for over 100 years. It is believed the beetle, Bembmidion nigropiceum, was brought to Boston from Europe in the 1800s via ship ballasts.