• 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

Contact Public Affairs

Each member agency of the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership maintains press relations for their agency's role in managing the Boston Harbor Islands. Contact the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership Office for parkwide and general press information:

Superintendent, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Partnership Office
408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
617-223-8667
e-mail us

Did You Know?

Burrage Hospital on Bumpkin Island

Clarence Burrage was a philanthropist who established the Hospital for Crippled Children on Bumpkin Island in 1902. It was one of the first facilities with ramps instead of stairs. Though it burned in 1945, the remains can be seen today at Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. More...