Boston Harbor Islands Trails

To find trails in Boston Harbor Islands, Massachusetts select a region or trail below.

Boston Harbor: Hull to Outer Islands :: Hull, MA

The Boston Harbor Islands provide a wilderness paddling experience within the Boston metropolis and around one of the country’s most historical harbors. One of the best put-in spots is at Hull, where the waters are cleaner than other harbor spots, ca

Boston Harbor Islands :: Hingham, MA

It's a bit surreal to be camping on an island and sitting on a rocky ocean beach with a view of the Boston skyline. The soundtrack includes the crackle of campfire, the birds and other sounds of the forest...and planes coming in and out of Logan Inte

Spectacle Island-Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park :: Boston, MA

Once a landfill for the city of Boston, the beautiful, windswept Spectacle Island is now a true gem. The trail circumnavigating it offers dramatic views of Boston Harbor and the Boston skyline. Getting to Spectacle Island couldn’t be easier, but y

Spectacle Island :: Boston, MA

One of Boston’s greatest gems is its collection of 34 small islands scattered throughout the harbor. Many of these outcroppings provided excellent protection for the harbor, and you can still visit forts—some crumbling, others well preserved—that dot

Deer Island :: Winthrop, MA

Call it egg-celent, or perhaps sh–tty, but this tour around Boston’s iconic wastewater-treatment plant is as rich in history, spectacular views, and pleasant walking paths as it is free of any olfactory evidence of its unique location. The walk circl