Basic Information


Stretching from The Battery at the southern tip of Manhattan into three other boroughs, and beyond the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the coast of New Jersey, the National Parks of New York Harbor includes 12 national park sites and affiliated areas with 24 natural, historic and recreational locations. These special places tell the story of America and its leading city, from the nation's early defenses to its first step as a new democracy, from the waves of immigrants to the rise of a commercial powerhouse unrivaled in the world. They include powerful international icons and places of extraordinary beauty where you can experience our history and natural heritage on the land and on the water.


Entrance Fees:

National Parks of New York Harbor entrance fees - $0.00

There are no entrance fees at any of the national parks in New York Harbor. During the summer, parking fees are charged at some sites, including Sandy Hook, New Jersey and Jacob Riis Park in Brooklyn. Both are parts of Gateway National Recreation Area.

Entrance Passes:

NPNH entrance passes - $0.00

Some parks within the National Parks of New York Harbor may charge for certain amenities such as parking for beach areas and camping. None charge entrance fees.

Last updated: October 11, 2017

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New York, NY 10007


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