Explore Nut Island
Take in the beautiful harbor vistas from this small peninsula, which is shared with a pumping station. Paved trails make the island easy to navigate, and great for walkers and bikers. This mixed-use land shows how parkland can coexist seamlessly with important services, such as wastewater treatment.
If you’re looking for a simple destination, reachable by car or bike from nearby Quincy, consider Nut Island for walking, picnicking, or fishing from the pier. Nut Island is connected to the mainland—to get here, take your car.
This island of Boston Harbor Islands national recreation area managed by Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.