Limited access and winter/spring programs
Governors Island opens to the public for the 2013 season on Saturday, 25, 2013. See "Plan Your Visit" at left for details. More »
Phone number change
Due to Hurricane Sandy, our phone service was disrupted. The temporary information number for the park is now via cell phone at 646-241-2670. Other contact information can be found at www.nps.gov/gois/contacts.htm More »
Governors Island is jointly administered by the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service. Many visitor facilities and services are administered and maintained by Trust for Governors Island. Their facilities are indicated by an asterisk (*).
If you have any questions regarding facilities that belong to the Trust, please call 212-440-2200 Monday - Friday.
If you have any questions regarding facilities that are managed by the National Park Service, please call 212-825-3045 Monday - Friday.
For People With Mobility Impairments:
Accessible bathrooms are located:
Please Note: There are no wheelchairs available to borrow at this time.
For People With Hearing Impairments:
Please Note: There is no film, video or audio-visual program at this time.
For People With Sight Impairments:
Please Note: Information in Braille is currently unavailable.
If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the park at 212-825-3045.
Did You Know?
Fort Jay was named after John Jay, who served as the second governor of New York, an office he held during construction of the fort. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Jay also served as the first Secretary of Foreign Affairs and as the first Chief Justice of Supreme Court.