• 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
617-223-8666
Partnership Office
617-223-8667

By Fax
617-223-8671

Did You Know?

The French warship Magnifique

Lovells Island in Boston Harbor National Recreation Area is the site of the park's most notorious shipwreck. On August 15, 1782 a historic French seventy-four gun warship, Magnifique, crashed along the rocky shore rumored to be carrying long-lost treasure. More...