• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Outdoor Activities

Due to its open air construction, all activities are considered outdoors at Castle Clinton.

You can take a Ranger-guided tour of the Castle, listen to a concert, jump on a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, or just sit on a bench and enjoy your lunch at the foot of Manhattan.

Did You Know?

Aerial of Battery Park

Although built to protect New York Harbor, Castle Clinton never fired a shot for defense. The cannons at the battery were only fired in training and celebration.