• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Be A Junior Ranger

Explore. Learn. Protect.

The National Park Service’s Junior Ranger program began in the 1960s and was adopted to help kids and their families explore and learn about their national parks, cultivating future generations of park stewards.

Participate in the Junior Ranger program at Castle Clinton National Monument, and learn about the early history of New York and America, and the National Park Service.

Did You Know?

Castle Clinton in 1950

Castle Clinton was very nearly destroyed in the 1940’s as part of a project to build a second Brooklyn bridge. The project was not stopped, but moved underground. Today the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel runs directly under the building.