National Parks in Your Pocket
New York Harbor has 23 National Park sites, all of them easy to visit by subway, car or ferry. You can start visiting some of them now.
Explore Sandy Hook, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and Fort Wadsworth, all within Gateway National Recreation Area. Enjoy a hands-on education program at the NPNH Education Center. Then travel to upper Manhattan to visit two National Memorials: General Grant and Hamilton Grange, honoring two American heroes.
National Parks in Your Pocket can be seen in three different formats. One of them is just right for your computer.
Did You Know?
Several agencies have been caretakers for the Statue. The U.S. Lighthouse Board cared for the statue as the first electric lighthouse or "navigational aid" 1886 - 1902, followed by the War Department 1902 - 1933 and since 1933 she has been cared for by employees of the National Park Service.