• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

For Kids


Become a WebRanger!

It takes a lot to preserve and protect America's natural and historic treasures. We need your help to keep all of our parks safe and beautiful. Become a National Park Service WebRanger, and see just how much fun learning can be!

'WebRangers' is the National Park Service's online Junior Ranger program. It allows children everywhere to discover America's national parks, even though they may not be able to physically visit them.

Junior Ranger Gazette

Junior Ranger News

Read the latest issue of the Junior Ranger Gazette to learn about what's happening in National Parks across the country. You'll find out some of the different ways that Junior Rangers - just like you - are helping the National Park Service every day.

Did You Know?

Immigrants unloading baggage

Before Ellis Island went into service, Castle Clinton, then called Castle Garden, served as the country’s first immigration depot. Between 1855 and 1890 over 8 million immigrants were processed at Castle Garden.