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    National Parks of New York Harbor

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National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy

There are many ways to experience the National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH). The NPNH Conservancy's website can give you many options to tour the area for an hour, a day or longer.

NPNH Conservancy

National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy

The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy is a public-private partnership with the National Parks of New York Harbor and sanctioned as its primary partner under a U.S. Department of the Interior General Agreement. With nearly 27,000 acres, the National Park Service is one of the largest caretakers, public or private, on the waterfront, hosting approximately 20 million visitors annually -- four million of whom visit through Lower Manhattan to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Their Mission: to create for the people an unrivaled vehicle to preserve the environment, promote economic development and create on New York Harbor, the finest urban waterfront recreation and educational park system in the world.

Did You Know?

Castle Williams was part of a harbor-wide network of fortifications built or reinforced around the time of the War of 1812

In the line of fire! Cannon at Castle Williams of Governors Island National Monument face Battery Park in Lower Manhattan... and continually surprise commuters on the Staten Island ferry! Governors Island is one of 23 unique destinations within the National Parks of New York Harbor. More...