Frequently Asked Questions
What are the National Parks of New York Harbor? The National Parks of New York Harbor include Statue of Liberty National Monument-Ellis Island, Governors Island National Monument, Gateway National Recreation Area, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the African Burial Ground National Monument, Castle Clinton National Monument, Federal Hall National Memorial, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, General Grant National Memorial, Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and St. Paul's Church National Historic Site.
Which of the National Parks of New York Harbor is the newest? The African Burial Ground was declared a National Monument on February 27, 2006.
Is there a way to experience a little bit of all of the parks included in the National Parks of New York Harbor? Yes, there is. The Gateway to America audiotour features commentary from several of our Rangers during a tour of New York Harbor.
Did You Know?
Critical habitat in New York City? Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge supports a diversity of wildlife and is a critical stop for migrating birds on the Atlantic Flyway. The Refuge is one of 23 unique destinations within the National Parks of New York Harbor. More...