Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Hull

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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area links 34 islands, some of which are protected areas for wildlife, while others are open to the public for recreation. Each of the public islands have a distinctive feature. For example, you'll find the Boston Light on Little Brewster Island and Fort Warren on Georges Island. You can catch a ferry to Georges and Spectacle islands for hiking and beach activities. Part of the Boston Harbor Islands Archeological District, the islands yield many artifacts from early settlers and native tribes. To visit Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area on your trip to Hull, use our Hull trip itinerary website .
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  • The Lighthouse tour was very educational....the staff was extremely knowledgeable about the different islands and the captain made sure that we traveled safe and sound. It was great to see these light...  more »
  • We took the 9AM ferry to Spectacle Island. Hiked the whole thing at a leisurely pace and caught the 11:30 Ferry back. Had the place almost to ourselves. A very unique way to see Boston and some of the...  more »
  • Breath taking. Amazing idea to turn the waste water treatment plant for the area into a park. Even with the faint smell the views of the harbor and of Boston we're amazing!! Would definitely visit again if in the area!!
  • The Boston Harbor Island National Recreation Area consists of 34 islands and peninsulas. This original area of approximately 1,600 acres (647 hectares) provides visitors with a unique Boston experience. From beach camping, kayaking, swimming, hiking and fishing to exploring the old lighthouse, exploring Fort Warren or enjoying a cup of coffee, you can enjoy a variety of entertainment. Visit these islands and visit the port ferries from Quincy, Singh, downtown Boston and Hull. Park rangers usually call on the boat to tell you which are the best islands to visit.
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