National Parks

National Park Sites Near Boston

Explore Boston’s rich history and beautiful landscapes by visiting the city’s numerous national park sites, including the Blackstone River Valley, JFK’s birthplace and Bunker Hill.

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Saugus Iron Works

Saugus Iron Works, a 9-acre national park on the banks of the Saugus River, celebrates the birthplace of the American iron and steel industries, with working waterwheels, hot forges, mill, and a 17th-century home and river basin.

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