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Spectacle Island Perimeter Trail is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Boston, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and sea kayaking and is best used from May until October.

Distance: 2.8 miles Elevation Gain: 219 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

nature trips

walking

beach

partially paved

views

wild flowers

no shade

historic site

no dogs

This historical island is over 100 acres with over 5 miles of walking trails. Visitors must take a ferry to the island.

hiking
no shade
9 months ago

Easy trail. No shade. But great views of the Boston Skyline

hiking
Wed Apr 25 2018

best views of the boston skyline at the top of north drumlin! great little hike. love the harbor islands so much!

walking
Mon Aug 14 2017

We bought tickets for the Boston Harbor Cruises Beergarden Sunday night and had an amazing time. There were only about 30 of us on the island and the sunset over the Boston skyline was gorgeous. The Perimeter trail is nice and flat and perfect for a little walk. I would recommend heading up onto the North Drumlin for the best views of the city!

hiking
11 months ago

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Sun Jun 09 2019

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Sun Sep 23 2018

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Fri Jul 20 2018

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Sun Jun 18 2017