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.
National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy
If you would like to make a donation to your local National park site, we can accept checks or money orders made payable to the National Park Service.
If you just wish for the park to receive the money, then the park will deposit those funds in the "general" donation account which typically funds educational and interpretive events at the park.
Governors Island National Monument
ATTN: Superintendent10 South Street, Slip-7
New York, NY 10004
If you would like to make a donation through the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy click here.
Visit the National Parks of New York Harbor.
Did You Know?
Castle Williams, named after its designer, Colonel Jonathan Williams upon its completion in 1811, was alternately known only as "The Tower."