Change in closing days
Starting September 22nd 2014 we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The site will be opened Wednesday through Sunday until further notice. Operating hours will remain the same.
Join Our Friends
Our Friends are partner organizations who have official agreements with the National Park Service.
The National Park Foundation is the national charitable partner of the National Park Service. The mission of the National Park Foundation is to strengthen the connection between the American people and their National Parks.
The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of the Harbor Conservancy with the National Park Service is to preserve and protect the National Parks of New York Harbor.
Did You Know?
On December 17, 1863, Congress awarded the only gold medal given by the United States Government to a soldier in the Civil War to General Ulysses S. Grant. The award was in appreciation for the capture of Vicksburg and Chattanooga by forces under his command.