Boston Harbor Islands

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Boston Harbor Islands information

Location
Boston , USA
Getting there
Ferry: from Long Wharf
More information
www.bostonharborislands.org
Opening hours
9am-dusk mid-Apr–mid-Oct
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Designated a National Recreation Area, the Boston Harbor Islands consist of 34 islands with sandy beaches and hiking trails. Since the massive cleanup of Boston Harbor in the 1990s, these once-polluted islands, just a 45-minute boat ride from downtown Boston, have been transformed into sparkling natural assets.