Each of the 10 parks that make up the National Parks of New York Harbor have regular ranger-led tours that introduce visitors to the site. Please visit the individual park pages to learn about these tours.
In addition, several of the parks have walking tours --either seasonally or year-round.
African Burial Ground National Monument offers "Exploring the African Presence in Early New York." This free tour is by reservation only and is offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Sundays.
Governors Island National Monument offers two walking tours.
Federal Hall will be launching a new "Revolutionary New York" tour in August.
"The New Amsterdam Trail" visits two National Park in Lower Manhattan.
Did You Know?
Martin Van Buren was the first bilingual president. He was raised in a community where Dutch was more common than English reflecting New York’s beginning as a colony of Holland. As a boy he spoke Dutch at home with his parents, siblings, and throughout the Village of Kinderhook.