Our new detailed recreation map for the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area is a two-sided, waterproof map which covers all 34 of the harbor islands plus shoreline parks, downtown Boston, access and ferry interpretive information and neighboring communities. The front side contains both bathymetry and topographymaking it the perfect multi-functional map for kayaking, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and more. This beautiful map is a perfect souvenir to remember your trip to the park as well as a highly functional tool for those that recreate here frequently.
Users will find clearly marked ferry terminals and routes, water taxi stops, boat ramps, moorings, beaches, historic sites, campgrounds, trails, forts, and hundreds of place names. A UTM and Latitude/Longitude grid, as well as compass rose, scale bar, and marine navigation markers (buoys, lights, and soundings) will keep you pointed in the right direction.
The reverse provides even more detail, using high-resolution satellite imagery, revealing the historic structures, facilities, and terrain. Valuable park information, including recommended places to visit, history, regulations, and safety information will aid all travelers in making their island adventure safe and fun.
Coverage highlights: Georges Island, Spectacle Island, Peddocks Island, Lovells Island, Bumpkin Island, Grape Island, Thompson Island, Little Brewster Island, Deer Island, World’s End, Webb Memorial State Park, Nut Island, Boston Light, Graves Light, Boston Inner Harbor, Hingham Bay, Quincy Bay, Hull, Dorchester Bay, Marina Bay, Boston, Charlestown, Fort Warren, and Fort Independence.
More than just a map, National Geographic Trails Illustrated topographic maps are designed to take you into the wilderness and back. Printed on tear-resistant, waterproof material, this map can go anywhere you do. Each map is based on exact reproductions of USGS topographic map information, updated, customized, and enhanced to meet the unique features of each area. The maps include valuable wilderness tips and Leave No Trace guidelines, along with updated trails, trailheads, points of interest, campgrounds, and much more. With a new color palette and stunning shaded relief, backcountry navigation has never been easier.