The 2013 Public Access Season has concluded
The 2013 public access season on Governors Island has ended. Governors Island will re-open to the public Memorial Day Weekend, 2014.
R train service change
Due to the ongoing effects of Hurricane Sandy, MTA has suspended R train service to Lower Manhattan on weekends until October 2014. Please use the 4/5 at Bowling Green or the 1 at South Ferry to connect to the Governors Island Ferry.
Multiple Days: 06/07/2013, 06/14/2013, 06/21/2013, 06/28/2013, 07/05/2013, 07/12/2013, 07/19/2013, 07/26/2013, 08/02/2013, 08/09/2013, 08/16/2013Location: Depart from Governors Island Ferry Terminal at South and Whitehall Streets in Lower Manhattan | Map Time: 12:15 PM to 2:15 PM Fee Information: No charge for ferry ride or program Contact Email: http://www.nps.gov/gois/contacts.htm
Ranger's Choice on Fridays (through mid-August) starts by departing on the 12:15 PM ferry to Governors Island. Join a Ranger on or off the island and learn about a unique subject in an interesting way! These programs are tours, presentations, or interactive demonstrations of especially interesting tidbits of American history or local ecology. Each program will be announced one week in advance, and some may require reservations.
Drop a line at: http://www.nps.gov/gois/contacts.htm