Park Alert

Ferries to Georges Island are suspended through Tuesday, June 25, due to waterline repairs. Ferries to Spectacle Island and Peddocks Island will operate on the regular summer season schedule.


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

Specs of Spectacle Island: Meet the Author!

Join us at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center to meet author Donna O'Keefe and learn about her new children's book "Specs of Spectacle Island: A story of an island from trash to treasure".

Specs is a chipmunkel born and raised on Spectacle Island who must go on a journey to escape the construction and turmoil during the island’s restoration.

The book includes information about Spectacle Island, the Big Dig, the Zakim Bridge, and The Greenway.

Meet the author, Donna O’Keefe, learn more about Specs’ story, and get a bookmark!


Sign Up for the Boston Harbor Islands Newsletter!