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    National Parks of New York Harbor

    New York

National Parks at Your Doorstep!

You may be surprised to learn that there are 10 National Parks with 22 unique destinations in New York City and northern New Jersey. The National Parks of New York Harbor includes nearly 27,000 acres and welcomes more than 12 million visitors each year.

The parks offer year-round programs, recreational opportunities, natural habitats, historic buildings and museum collections.

Did You Know?

Every year, the New York City marathon begins in Fort Wadsworth, which is cared for by the National Park Service

Off to a running start! Every year, the New York City marathon begins at Fort Wadsworth, part of Gateway National Recreation Area. Fort Wadsworth is one of 23 unique destinations included in the National Parks of New York Harbor. More...