• Historic Image of New York Harbor

    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?

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge provides critical habitat in the midst of New York City

A wildlife refuge in New York City? Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is the largest continuous piece of open space in the five boroughs. It is one of 23 unique destinations within the National Parks of New York Harbor. More...