What We Do


Hingham's harbor, waterfront and waterways, encouraging their use and protection as a place for recreation and conservation.


Waterfront parks, islands and waterways by organizing and supporting public programs, community events, activities, and access. 


With local agencies, businesses, and the community at-large to create synergies for the benefit of our harbor, waterfront and waterways.


Our parks and waterways through stewardship programs and fundraising to improve and maintain them for future generations.

Signature Public Programs

Touch A Boat

​Our free, fun, family event is a great way to kick off the summer and connect people to their harbor. Hundreds of people enjoy food, games, boat rides, and the opportunity to learn more through hands-on activities. 

Harbor Dash 5K

Part of the South Shore Race series, the #HarborDash will be held on nearby Peddocks Island, offering a fun course with amazing views of Boston Harbor. Proceeds support our new scholarship and mission programs.

Our Geography

Through our efforts we support all waterfront parks, islands and shoreline within Hingham's administrative boundary plus similar adjoining areas in Quincy, Weymouth, Hull and Cohasset.


Notable areas include:

  • Worlds End Reservation

  • Bumpkin, Grape, Slate, Sheep, Nut, Raccoon, and Higham Harbor Islands.

  • Webb Memorial and Abigial Adams State Parks

  • Stodders Neck

  • Great Esker Park

  • Bare Cove Park

  • Boave Conservation Land

  • Hewitts Cove

  • Broad Cove

  • Governor Long Bird Sanctuary

  • Hingham Bathing Beach

  • Hingham wharves

  • Hingham Harbor

  • Weir River

  • Weir River Estuary Parks

© 2017 by Friends of Hingham Harbor

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