Park Alert

End of public ferry season: As of October 9, regular public ferry service to the Boston Harbor Islands has ended for the season. Visit the calendar page for information about off-season cruises and programs.


Activities, ranger tours, and most programs are included with your ferry ticket.

Explore Boston Harbor: A Waterfront-wide Scavenger Hunt

Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park are pleased to present “Explore Boston Harbor: A Waterfront-Wide Scavenger Hunt”

Join us for “Explore Boston Harbor” scavenger hunts in 6 locations around the waterfront: Georges Island, Spectacle Island, Charlestown, Downtown Boston, East Boston, and South Boston.

Each hunt has been carefully crafted to reflect the unique history and culture of the area and includes multiple choice, short-answer, and open-ended questions, as well as photo submissions. You can play by yourself or as a team and experience the harbor in a completely new way.

To play, visit, select your hunt, and participate as much or as little as you’d like!

Collect a special edition prize on Spectacle and Georges Islands this season!

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